[El-errata] ELSA-2020-5962 Important: Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Wed Dec 2 06:41:45 PST 2020

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2020-5962


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



Description of changes:

- qla2xxx: disable target reset during link reset and update version (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Fix early srb free on abort (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Fix comment in MODULE_PARM_DESC in qla2xxx (Masanari Iida)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Enable Async TMF processing (himanshu.madhani at cavium.com)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- qla2xxx: tweak debug message for task management path (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Fix hang when issuing nvme disconnect-all in NPIV (Arun Easi)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Fix fabric scan hang (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Do command completion on abort timeout (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Fix abort timeout race condition. (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Fix race between switch cmd completion and timeout (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Add IOCB resource tracking (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx:v2: Fix double scsi_done for abort path (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: v2 Fix a race condition between aborting and completing a SCSI command (Bart Van Assche)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: Really fix qla2xxx_eh_abort() (Bart Van Assche)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: v2 Reject EH_{abort|device_reset|target_request} (Quinn Tran)  [Orabug: 32095664]
- scsi: qla2xxx: v2: Fix race conditions in the code for aborting SCSI commands (Bart Van Assche)  [Orabug: 32095664]

- IB/ipoib: Arm "send_cq" to process completions in due time (Gerd Rausch)  [Orabug: 31512608]

- block: Move part of bdi_destory() to del_gendisk() as bdi_unregister(). (Jan Kara)  [Orabug: 32124131]
- kernel: add panic_on_taint (Rafael Aquini)  [Orabug: 32138039]

- drm/vmwgfx: Make sure backup_handle is always valid (Sinclair Yeh)  [Orabug: 31352076]  {CVE-2017-9605}
- random32: move the pseudo-random 32-bit definitions to prandom.h (Linus Torvalds)  [Orabug: 31698086]  {CVE-2020-16166}
- random32: remove net_rand_state from the latent entropy gcc plugin (Linus Torvalds)  [Orabug: 31698086]  {CVE-2020-16166}
- random: fix circular include dependency on arm64 after addition of percpu.h (Willy Tarreau)  [Orabug: 31698086]  {CVE-2020-16166}
- random32: update the net random state on interrupt and activity (Willy Tarreau)  [Orabug: 31698086]  {CVE-2020-16166}
- x86/kvm: move kvm_load/put_guest_xcr0 into atomic context (WANG Chao)  [Orabug: 32021856]
- kvm: x86: do not leak guest xcr0 into host interrupt handlers (David Matlack)  [Orabug: 32021856]

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