[El-errata] ELSA-2017-3651 Important: Oracle Linux 7 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Fri Dec 8 08:49:27 PST 2017

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2017-3651


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



Description of changes:

- mm, thp: Do not make page table dirty unconditionally in 
follow_trans_huge_pmd() (Kirill A. Shutemov)  [Orabug: 27200879] 
- NFS: Add static NFS I/O tracepoints (Chuck Lever)
- storvsc: don't assume SG list is contiguous (Aruna Ramakrishna) 
[Orabug: 27044692]
- fix unbalanced page refcounting in bio_map_user_iov (Vitaly 
Mayatskikh)  [Orabug: 27069038]  {CVE-2017-12190}
- more bio_map_user_iov() leak fixes (Al Viro)  [Orabug: 27069038] 
- packet: in packet_do_bind, test fanout with bind_lock held (Willem de 
Bruijn)  [Orabug: 27069065]  {CVE-2017-15649}
- packet: hold bind lock when rebinding to fanout hook (Willem de 
Bruijn)  [Orabug: 27069065]  {CVE-2017-15649}
- net: convert packet_fanout.sk_ref from atomic_t to refcount_t 
(Reshetova, Elena)  [Orabug: 27069065]  {CVE-2017-15649}
- packet: fix races in fanout_add() (Eric Dumazet)  [Orabug: 27069065] 
- refcount_t: Introduce a special purpose refcount type (Peter Zijlstra) 
  [Orabug: 27069065]  {CVE-2017-15649}
- locking/atomics: Add _{acquire|release|relaxed}() variants of some 
atomic operations (Will Deacon)  [Orabug: 27069065]  {CVE-2017-15649}
- net: qmi_wwan: fix divide by 0 on bad descriptors (Bjørn Mork) 
[Orabug: 27215225]  {CVE-2017-16650}
- ALSA: usb-audio: Kill stray URB at exiting (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 
27148276]  {CVE-2017-16527}
- scsi: Add STARGET_CREATED_REMOVE state to scsi_target_state (Ewan D. 
Milne)  [Orabug: 27187217]
- ocfs2: fix posix_acl_create deadlock (Junxiao Bi)  [Orabug: 27126129]
- scsi: Don't abort scsi_scan due to unexpected response (John Sobecki) 
[Orabug: 27119628]
- ocfs2: code clean up for direct io (Ryan Ding)
- xscore: add dma address check (Zhu Yanjun)  [Orabug: 27076919]
- KVM: nVMX: Fix loss of L2's NMI blocking state (Wanpeng Li)  [Orabug: 
- KVM: nVMX: track NMI blocking state separately for each VMCS (Paolo 
Bonzini)  [Orabug: 27062498]
- KVM: VMX: require virtual NMI support (Paolo Bonzini)  [Orabug: 27062498]
- KVM: nVMX: Fix the NMI IDT-vectoring handling (Wanpeng Li)  [Orabug: 
- uek-rpm: disable CONFIG_NUMA_BALANCING_DEFAULT_ENABLED (Fred Herard) 
[Orabug: 26798697]
- thp: run vma_adjust_trans_huge() outside i_mmap_rwsem (Kirill A. 
Shutemov)  [Orabug: 27026180]
- selinux: fix off-by-one in setprocattr (Stephen Smalley)  [Orabug: 
27001717]  {CVE-2017-2618} {CVE-2017-2618} {CVE-2017-2618}
- sysctl: Drop reference added by grab_header in proc_sys_readdir (Zhou 
Chengming)  [Orabug: 27036903]  {CVE-2016-9191} {CVE-2016-9191} 
- KEYS: prevent KEYCTL_READ on negative key (Eric Biggers)  [Orabug: 
27050248]  {CVE-2017-12192}
- IB/ipoib: For sendonly join free the multicast group on leave 
(Christoph Lameter)  [Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: increase the max mcast backlog queue (Doug Ledford) 
[Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: Make sendonly multicast joins create the mcast group (Doug 
Ledford)  [Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: Expire sendonly multicast joins (Christoph Lameter) 
[Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: Suppress warning for send only join failures (Jason 
Gunthorpe)  [Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: Clean up send-only multicast joins (Doug Ledford)  [Orabug: 
- netlink: allow to listen "all" netns (Nicolas Dichtel)  [Orabug: 
- netlink: rename private flags and states (Nicolas Dichtel)  [Orabug: 
- netns: use a spin_lock to protect nsid management (Nicolas Dichtel) 
[Orabug: 27077944]
- netns: notify new nsid outside __peernet2id() (Nicolas Dichtel) 
[Orabug: 27077944]
- netns: rename peernet2id() to peernet2id_alloc() (Nicolas Dichtel) 
[Orabug: 27077944]
- netns: always provide the id to rtnl_net_fill() (Nicolas Dichtel) 
[Orabug: 27077944]
- netns: returns always an id in __peernet2id() (Nicolas Dichtel) 
[Orabug: 27077944]
- Hang/soft lockup in d_invalidate with simultaneous calls (Al Viro) 
[Orabug: 27052681]
- Revert "drivers/char/mem.c: deny access in open operation when 
securelevel is set" (Brian Maly)  [Orabug: 27037811]

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