[El-errata] ELSA-2016-0185 Important: Oracle Linux 7 kernel security and bug fix update

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Tue Feb 16 15:23:43 PST 2016

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2016-0185


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



Description of changes:

- [3.10.0-327.10.1.el7.OL7]
- Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko)

- [of] return NUMA_NO_NODE from fallback of_node_to_nid() (Thadeu Lima 
de Souza Cascardo) [1300614 1294398]
- [net] openvswitch: do not allocate memory from offline numa node 
(Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo) [1300614 1294398]

- [security] keys: Fix keyring ref leak in join_session_keyring() (David 
Howells) [1298931 1298036] {CVE-2016-0728}

- [md] dm: fix AB-BA deadlock in __dm_destroy() (Mike Snitzer) [1296566 
- [md] revert "dm-mpath: fix stalls when handling invalid ioctls" (Mike 
Snitzer) [1287552 1277194]
- [cpufreq] intel_pstate: Fix limits->max_perf rounding error (Prarit 
Bhargava) [1296276 1279617]
- [cpufreq] intel_pstate: Fix limits->max_policy_pct rounding error 
(Prarit Bhargava) [1296276 1279617]
- [cpufreq] revert "intel_pstate: fix rounding error in max_freq_pct" 
(Prarit Bhargava) [1296276 1279617]
- [crypto] nx: 842 - Add CRC and validation support (Gustavo Duarte) 
[1289451 1264905]
- [powerpc] eeh: More relaxed condition for enabled IO path (Steve Best) 
[1289101 1274731]
- [security] keys: Don't permit request_key() to construct a new keyring 
(David Howells) [1275929 1273465] {CVE-2015-7872}
- [security] keys: Fix crash when attempt to garbage collect an 
uninstantiated keyring (David Howells) [1275929 1273465] {CVE-2015-7872}
- [security] keys: Fix race between key destruction and finding a 
keyring by name (David Howells) [1275929 1273465] {CVE-2015-7872}
- [x86] paravirt: Replace the paravirt nop with a bona fide empty 
function (Mateusz Guzik) [1259582 1259583] {CVE-2015-5157}
- [x86] nmi: Fix a paravirt stack-clobbering bug in the NMI code 
(Mateusz Guzik) [1259582 1259583] {CVE-2015-5157}
- [x86] nmi: Use DF to avoid userspace RSP confusing nested NMI 
detection (Mateusz Guzik) [1259582 1259583] {CVE-2015-5157}
- [x86] nmi: Reorder nested NMI checks (Mateusz Guzik) [1259582 1259583] 
- [x86] nmi: Improve nested NMI comments (Mateusz Guzik) [1259582 
1259583] {CVE-2015-5157}
- [x86] nmi: Switch stacks on userspace NMI entry (Mateusz Guzik) 
[1259582 1259583] {CVE-2015-5157}

- [scsi] scsi_sysfs: protect against double execution of 
__scsi_remove_device() (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [1292075 1273723]
- [powerpc] mm: Recompute hash value after a failed update (Gustavo 
Duarte) [1289452 1264920]
- [misc] genwqe: get rid of atomic allocations (Hendrik Brueckner) 
[1289450 1270244]
- [mm] use only per-device readahead limit (Eric Sandeen) [1287550 1280355]
- [net] ipv6: update ip6_rt_last_gc every time GC is run (Hannes 
Frederic Sowa) [1285370 1270092]
- [kernel] tick: broadcast: Prevent livelock from event handler (Prarit 
Bhargava) [1284043 1265283]
- [kernel] clockevents: Serialize calls to clockevents_update_freq() in 
the core (Prarit Bhargava) [1284043 1265283]

- [netdrv] bonding: propagate LRO disable to slave devices (Jarod 
Wilson) [1292072 1266578]

- [net] vsock: Fix lockdep issue (Dave Anderson) [1292372 1253971]
- [net] vsock: sock_put wasn't safe to call in interrupt context (Dave 
Anderson) [1292372 1253971]

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