[El-errata] ELBA-2018-4069 Oracle Linux 6 dtrace-utils bug fix update

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Wed Apr 18 15:31:45 PDT 2018

Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory ELBA-2018-4069


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



Description of changes:

- Change dtrace_proc_*() public interfaces to take a struct dtrace_proc,
   avoiding lifecycle issues that can cause access to freed memory when
   victims are exec()ing rapidly [Orabug: 27501199]
- Bump library soname to libdtrace.so.1 [Orabug: 27501199]
- Improve handling of symbol name->address and address->name lookup
   [Orabug: 27214992] (Eugene Loh)
- Check array bounds at compile time [Orabug: 27382268]
- Fix dtrace -S not printing actions other than the first [Orabug: 27565023]
   (Tomas Jedlicka)
- Drop expensive, unnecessary bad page state checking from testsuite
   [Orabug: 27577555]
- Handle interruptions in the testsuite runner better [Orabug: 27577593]
- Consider erratically failing tests in some directories to be passes
- Test fixes [Orabug: 27583002, 27651838]

- Internal development release.
- Several latent porting bugs fixed (Kris Van Hees)
- Make tests used in smoke testsuite rely on sdt less
   (Kris Van Hees)

- Internal development release.
- ARM64 support [Orabug: 27438960, 27438993, 27438977]
- Include correct procfs.h [Orabug: 27266725] (Tomas Jedlicka)

- Internal development release.
- Bring back translators for 4.14.

- Internal development release.
- Eliminate new symbol at address 0 on KPTI-enabled kernels
   [Orabug: 27364377]
- Boost some test timeouts

- Internal development release.
- New tests and test fixes (Kris Van Hees, Nicolas Droux)
   [Orabug: 27194352, 27282243]

- Internal development release.
- Fix rare assertion failures at exit [Orabug: 26848964]

- Release for smoketesters, not GA
- Fix mod() normalization: add test for it [Orabug: 26826564]
   (Tomas Jedlicka, Eugene Loh)
- Fix faulty logic in dtrace_modsym_update() adding symbols to wrong modules
   [Orabug: 26848467] (Tomas Jedlicka, Eugene Loh)
- ip provider ipv6_tclass and ipv6_flow are not set correctly (Nicolas 
   [Orabug: 27193049]
- Translator changes for kernels 4.12 -- 4.14 (Nicolas Droux,
   Tomas Jedlicka, Nick Alcock)
- Add tagging capability to the testsuite [Orabug: 26992620]
   (Vincent Lim, Eugene Loh)
- Fix kills of hanging dtraces in the testsuite [Orabug: 27051149]
   (Eugene Loh, Nick Alcock)
- New tests for the lockstat provider and fixes to jstack and 3-arg
   tracemem tests [Orabug: 26149894, 27015838] (Eugene Loh, Alan Maguire)

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