[El-errata] ELSA-2015-2417 Moderate: Oracle Linux 7 autofs security, bug fix and enhancement update

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Mon Nov 23 19:10:35 PST 2015

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2015-2417


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 7 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:



Description of changes:

- add autofs-5.0.5-lookup-mounts.patch [Orabug:12658280] (Bert Barbe)

- bz1263508 - Heavy program map usage can lead to a hang
   - fix out of order call in program map lookup.
- Resolves: rhbz#1263508

- bz1238573 - RFE: autofs MAP_HASH_TABLE_SIZE description
   - update map_hash_table_size description.
- Resolves: rhbz#1238573

- bz1233069 - Direct map does not expire if map is initially empty
   - update patch to fix expiry problem.
- Related: rhbz#1233069

- bz1233065 - 'service autofs reload' does not reloads new mounts only
   when 'sss' or 'ldap' is used in '/etc/nsswitch.conf' file
   - init qdn before use in get_query_dn().
   - fix left mount count return from umount_multi_triggers().
   - fix return handling in sss lookup module.
   - move query dn calculation from do_bind() to do_connect().
   - make do_connect() return a status.
   - make connect_to_server() return a status.
   - make find_dc_server() return a status.
   - make find_server() return a status.
   - fix return handling of do_reconnect() in ldap module.
- bz1233067 - autofs is performing excessive direct mount map re-reads
   - fix direct mount stale instance flag reset.
- bz1233069 - Direct map does not expire if map is initially empty
   - fix direct map expire not set for initial empty map.
- Resolves: rhbz#1233065 rhbz#1233067 rhbz#1233069

- bz1218045 - Similar but unrelated NFS exports block proper mounting of
   "parent" mount point
   - remove unused offset handling code.
   - fix mount as you go offset selection.
- Resolves: rhbz#1218045

- bz1166457 - Autofs unable to mount indirect after attempt to mount 
   - make negative cache update consistent for all lookup modules.
   - ensure negative cache isn't updated on remount.
   - dont add wildcard to negative cache.
- bz1162041 - priv escalation via interpreter load path for program based
   automount maps
   - add a prefix to program map stdvars.
   - add config option to force use of program map stdvars.
- bz1161474 - automount segment fault in parse_sun.so for negative 
parser tests
   - fix incorrect check in parse_mount().
- bz1205600 - Autofs stopped mounting /net/hostname/mounts after seeing 
   exports in the NFS server
   - handle duplicates in multi mounts.
- bz1201582 - autofs: MAPFMT_DEFAULT is not macro in lookup_program.c
   - fix macro usage in lookup_program.c.
- Resolves: rhbz#1166457 rhbz#1162041 rhbz#1161474 rhbz#1205600 rhbz#1201582

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