[El-errata] ELSA-2018-4265 Important: Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Wed Nov 7 06:00:03 PST 2018


Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2018-4265

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2018-4265.html

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

x86_64:
kernel-uek-doc-4.1.12-124.21.1.el6uek.noarch.rpm
kernel-uek-firmware-4.1.12-124.21.1.el6uek.noarch.rpm
kernel-uek-4.1.12-124.21.1.el6uek.x86_64.rpm
kernel-uek-devel-4.1.12-124.21.1.el6uek.x86_64.rpm
kernel-uek-debug-4.1.12-124.21.1.el6uek.x86_64.rpm
kernel-uek-debug-devel-4.1.12-124.21.1.el6uek.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-uek-4.1.12-124.21.1.el6uek.src.rpm



Description of changes:

[4.1.12-124.21.1.el6uek]
- hugetlbfs: fix kernel BUG at fs/hugetlbfs/inode.c:447! (Mike Kravetz) 
[Orabug: 28839992]
- scsi: libsas: fix memory leak in sas_smp_get_phy_events() (Jason Yan) 
[Orabug: 27927687]  {CVE-2018-7757}
- KVM: vmx: shadow more fields that are read/written on every vmexits 
(Paolo Bonzini)  [Orabug: 28581045]
- vhost/scsi: Use common handling code in request queue handler (Bijan 
Mottahedeh)  [Orabug: 28775573]
- vhost/scsi: Extract common handling code from control queue handler 
(Bijan Mottahedeh)  [Orabug: 28775573]
- vhost/scsi: Respond to control queue operations (Bijan Mottahedeh) 
[Orabug: 28775573]

[4.1.12-124.20.8.el6uek]
- scsi: lpfc: devloss timeout race condition caused null pointer 
reference (James Smart)  [Orabug: 27994179]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Fix race condition between iocb timeout and 
initialisation (Ben Hutchings)  [Orabug: 28013813]
- i40e: Add programming descriptors to cleaned_count (Alexander Duyck) 
[Orabug: 28228724]
- i40e: Fix memory leak related filter programming status (Alexander 
Duyck)  [Orabug: 28228724]
- xen-swiotlb: use actually allocated size on check physical continuous 
(Joe Jin)  [Orabug: 28258102]
- Revert "Revert "xen-swiotlb: fix the check condition for 
xen_swiotlb_free_coherent"" (Dongli Zhang)  [Orabug: 28258102]
- net/mlx4_en: fix potential use-after-free with dma_unmap_page (Sarah 
Newman)  [Orabug: 28376051]
- ocfs2: fix ocfs2 read block panic (Junxiao Bi)  [Orabug: 28580543]
- block: fix bdi vs gendisk lifetime mismatch (Dan Williams)  [Orabug: 
28645416]
- e1000e: Fix link check race condition (Benjamin Poirier)  [Orabug: 
28716958]
- Revert "e1000e: Separate signaling for link check/link up" (Benjamin 
Poirier)  [Orabug: 28716958]
- e1000e: Avoid missed interrupts following ICR read (Benjamin Poirier) 
[Orabug: 28716958]
- e1000e: Fix queue interrupt re-raising in Other interrupt (Benjamin 
Poirier)  [Orabug: 28716958]
- Partial revert "e1000e: Avoid receiver overrun interrupt bursts" 
(Benjamin Poirier)  [Orabug: 28716958]
- e1000e: Remove Other from EIAC (Benjamin Poirier)  [Orabug: 28716958]
- Fix error code in nfs_lookup_verify_inode() (Lance Shelton)  [Orabug: 
28789030]
- workqueue: Allow modifying low level unbound workqueue cpumask (Lai 
Jiangshan)  [Orabug: 28813166]
- workqueue: Create low-level unbound workqueues cpumask (Frederic 
Weisbecker)  [Orabug: 28813166]
- scsi: sg: mitigate read/write abuse (Jann Horn)  [Orabug: 28824718] 
{CVE-2017-13168}



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