[El-errata] ELSA-2017-3657 Important: Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2017-3657


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 6 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:



Description of changes:

- tty: Fix race in pty_write() leading to NULL deref (Todd Vierling) 
[Orabug: 25392692]
- ocfs2/dlm: ignore cleaning the migration mle that is inuse (xuejiufei) 
  [Orabug: 26479780]
- KEYS: fix dereferencing NULL payload with nonzero length (Eric 
Biggers)  [Orabug: 26592025]
- oracleasm: Copy the integrity descriptor (Martin K. Petersen) 
[Orabug: 26649818]
- mm: Tighten x86 /dev/mem with zeroing reads (Kees Cook)  [Orabug: 
26675925]  {CVE-2017-7889}
- xscore: add dma address check (Zhu Yanjun)  [Orabug: 27058468]
- more bio_map_user_iov() leak fixes (Al Viro)  [Orabug: 27069042] 
- fix unbalanced page refcounting in bio_map_user_iov (Vitaly 
Mayatskikh)  [Orabug: 27069042]  {CVE-2017-12190}
- nvme: Drop nvmeq->q_lock before dma_pool_alloc(), so as to prevent 
hard lockups (Aruna Ramakrishna)  [Orabug: 25409587]
- nvme: Handle PM1725 HIL reset (Martin K. Petersen)  [Orabug: 26277600]
- char: lp: fix possible integer overflow in lp_setup() (Willy Tarreau) 
[Orabug: 26403940]  {CVE-2017-1000363}
- ALSA: timer: Fix missing queue indices reset at 
SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_SELECT (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 26403956] 
- ALSA: timer: Fix race between read and ioctl (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 
26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: fix NULL pointer dereference in read()/ioctl() race 
(Vegard Nossum)  [Orabug: 26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix negative queue usage by racy accesses (Takashi Iwai) 
[Orabug: 26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix race at concurrent reads (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 
26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix race among timer ioctls (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 
26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ipv6/dccp: do not inherit ipv6_mc_list from parent (WANG Cong) 
[Orabug: 26404005]  {CVE-2017-9077}
- ocfs2: fix deadlock issue when taking inode lock at vfs entry points 
(Eric Ren)  [Orabug: 26427126]
- ocfs2/dlmglue: prepare tracking logic to avoid recursive cluster lock 
(Eric Ren)  [Orabug: 26427126]
- ping: implement proper locking (Eric Dumazet)  [Orabug: 26540286] 
- aio: mark AIO pseudo-fs noexec (Jann Horn)  [Orabug: 26643598] 
- vfs: Commit to never having exectuables on proc and sysfs. (Eric W. 
Biederman)  [Orabug: 26643598]  {CVE-2016-10044}
- vfs, writeback: replace FS_CGROUP_WRITEBACK with SB_I_CGROUPWB (Tejun 
Heo)  [Orabug: 26643598]  {CVE-2016-10044}
- x86/acpi: Prevent out of bound access caused by broken ACPI tables 
(Seunghun Han)  [Orabug: 26643645]  {CVE-2017-11473}
- sctp: do not inherit ipv6_{mc|ac|fl}_list from parent (Eric Dumazet) 
[Orabug: 26650883]  {CVE-2017-9075}
- [media] saa7164: fix double fetch PCIe access condition (Steven Toth) 
[Orabug: 26675142]  {CVE-2017-8831}
- [media] saa7164: fix sparse warnings (Hans Verkuil)  [Orabug: 
26675142]  {CVE-2017-8831}
- fs: __generic_file_splice_read retry lookup on AOP_TRUNCATED_PAGE 
(Abhi Das)  [Orabug: 26797306]
- timerfd: Protect the might cancel mechanism proper (Thomas Gleixner) 
[Orabug: 26899787]  {CVE-2017-10661}
- scsi: scsi_transport_iscsi: fix the issue that iscsi_if_rx doesn't 
parse nlmsg properly (Xin Long)  [Orabug: 26988627]  {CVE-2017-14489}
- mqueue: fix a use-after-free in sys_mq_notify() (Cong Wang)  [Orabug: 
26643556]  {CVE-2017-11176}
- ipv6: avoid overflow of offset in ip6_find_1stfragopt (Sabrina 
Dubroca)  [Orabug: 27011273]  {CVE-2017-7542}
- packet: fix tp_reserve race in packet_set_ring (Willem de Bruijn) 
[Orabug: 27002450]  {CVE-2017-1000111}
- mlx4_core: calculate log_num_mtt based on total system memory (Wei Lin 
Guay)  [Orabug: 26883934]
- xen/x86: Add interface for querying amount of host memory (Boris 
Ostrovsky)  [Orabug: 26883934]
- Bluetooth: Properly check L2CAP config option output buffer length 
(Ben Seri)  [Orabug: 26796364]  {CVE-2017-1000251}
- xen: fix bio vec merging (Roger Pau Monne)  [Orabug: 26645550] 
- fs/exec.c: account for argv/envp pointers (Kees Cook)  [Orabug: 
26638921]  {CVE-2017-1000365} {CVE-2017-1000365}
- l2tp: fix racy SOCK_ZAPPED flag check in l2tp_ip{,6}_bind() (Guillaume 
Nault)  [Orabug: 26586047]  {CVE-2016-10200}
- xfs: fix two memory leaks in xfs_attr_list.c error paths (Mateusz 
Guzik)  [Orabug: 26586022]  {CVE-2016-9685}
- KEYS: Disallow keyrings beginning with '.' to be joined as session 
keyrings (David Howells)  [Orabug: 26585994]  {CVE-2016-9604}
- ipv6: fix out of bound writes in __ip6_append_data() (Eric Dumazet) 
[Orabug: 26578198]  {CVE-2017-9242}
- posix_acl: Clear SGID bit when setting file permissions (Jan Kara) 
[Orabug: 25507344]  {CVE-2016-7097} {CVE-2016-7097}
- nfsd: check for oversized NFSv2/v3 arguments (J. Bruce Fields) 
[Orabug: 26366022]  {CVE-2017-7645}

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