[El-errata] ELSA-2018-4062 Important: Oracle Linux 7 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Wed Apr 11 09:01:24 PDT 2018

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2018-4062


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



Description of changes:

- mlx4: change the ICM table allocations to lowest needed size (Daniel 
Jurgens)  [Orabug: 27718305]
- autofs: use dentry flags to block walks during expire (Ian Kent) 
[Orabug: 26032471] [Orabug: 27766149]
- autofs races (Al Viro)  [Orabug: 27766149] [Orabug: 27766149]
- crypto: FIPS - allow tests to be disabled in FIPS mode (Stephan 
Mueller)  [Orabug: 26182706]
- crypto: rng - Zero seed in crypto_rng_reset (Herbert Xu)  [Orabug: 
- crypto: xts - consolidate sanity check for keys (Stephan Mueller) 
[Orabug: 26182706]

- fork: fix incorrect fput of ->exe_file causing use-after-free (Eric 
Biggers)  [Orabug: 27290198]  {CVE-2017-17052}
- negotiate_mq should happen in all cases of a new VBD being discovered 
by xen-blkfront, whether called through _probe() or a hot-attached new 
VBD from dom-0 via xenstore. Otherwise, hot-attached new VBDs are left 
configured without multi-queue. (Patrick Colp)  [Orabug: 27383895]
- rds: Fix NULL pointer dereference in __rds_rdma_map (Håkon Bugge) 
[Orabug: 27477007]
- nvme: fix uninitialized prp2 value on small transfers (Jan H. 
Schönherr)  [Orabug: 27581008]
- xen-netfront: Improve error handling during initialization (Ross 
Lagerwall)  [Orabug: 27655820]
- RDS: IB: Fix null pointer issue (Guanglei Li)  [Orabug: 27636704]
- mstflint: update Makefile and Kconfig (Qing Huang)  [Orabug: 27656465]
- target: add inquiry_product module param to override LIO default (Kyle 
Fortin)  [Orabug: 27679482]
- target: add inquiry_vendor module param to override LIO-ORG (Kyle 
Fortin)  [Orabug: 27679482]
- net/rds: Avoid copy overhead if send buff is full (Gerd Rausch) 
[Orabug: 27747176]

- IB/core: Avoid calling ib_query_device (Or Gerlitz)  [Orabug: 27687710]
- IB/core: Save the device attributes on the device structure (Ira 
Weiny)  [Orabug: 27687710]
- KVM: x86: fix singlestepping over syscall (Paolo Bonzini)  [Orabug: 
27669907]  {CVE-2017-7518} {CVE-2017-7518}
- xen/acpi: upload _PSD info for non-dom0 CPUs too (Joao Martins) 
[Orabug: 27655757]
- Revert "RDS: don't commit to queue till transport connection is up" 
(Santosh Shilimkar)

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