[El-errata] ELSA-2018-4001 Important: Oracle Linux 7 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Wed Jan 3 18:41:05 PST 2018

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2018-4001


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



Description of changes:

- fuse: Call end_queued_requests() after releasing fc->lock in 
fuse_dev_release() (Ashish Samant)  [Orabug: 26431550]
- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs in rds_ib_xmit_rdma 
(Håkon Bugge)  [Orabug: 27097105]
- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs (Håkon Bugge) 
[Orabug: 27097105]
- rds: ib: Fix NULL pointer dereference in debug code (Håkon Bugge) 
[Orabug: 27116566]
- bnx2x: fix slowpath null crash (Zhu Yanjun)  [Orabug: 27133587]
- rds: System panic if RDS netfilter is enabled and RDS/TCP is used 
(Ka-Cheong Poon)  [Orabug: 27150029]
- USB: serial: console: fix use-after-free after failed setup (Johan 
Hovold)  [Orabug: 27206830]  {CVE-2017-16525}
- mlx4: Subscribe to PXM notifier (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pci: Add PXM node notifier for PXM (NUMA) changes. (Konrad 
Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pcifront: Walk the PCI bus after XenStore notification (Konrad 
Rzeszutek Wilk)
- uwb: properly check kthread_run return value (Andrey Konovalov) 
[Orabug: 27206880]  {CVE-2017-16526}
- ALSA: usb-audio: Check out-of-bounds access by corrupted buffer 
descriptor (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 27206923]  {CVE-2017-16529}
- USB: uas: fix bug in handling of alternate settings (Alan Stern) 
[Orabug: 27206999]  {CVE-2017-16530}
- USB: fix out-of-bounds in usb_set_configuration (Greg Kroah-Hartman) 
[Orabug: 27207224]  {CVE-2017-16531}
- HID: usbhid: fix out-of-bounds bug (Jaejoong Kim)  [Orabug: 27207918] 
- USB: core: fix out-of-bounds access bug in usb_get_bos_descriptor() 
(Alan Stern)  [Orabug: 27207970]  {CVE-2017-16535}
- [media] cx231xx-cards: fix NULL-deref on missing association 
descriptor (Johan Hovold)  [Orabug: 27208047]  {CVE-2017-16536}
- Replace max_t() with sub_positive() in dequeue_entity_load_avg() 
(Gayatri Vasudevan)  [Orabug: 27222316]
- sched/fair: Fix cfs_rq avg tracking underflow (Gayatri Vasudevan) 
[Orabug: 27222316]
- KVM: nVMX: Fix vmx_check_nested_events() return value in case an event 
was reinjected to L2 (Liran Alon)  [Orabug: 27250111]
- KVM: VMX: use kvm_event_needs_reinjection (Wanpeng Li)  [Orabug: 
- KVM: nVMX: Fix pending events injection (Wanpeng Li)  [Orabug: 27250111]

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