[El-errata] ELSA-2021-9085 Important: Oracle Linux 8 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Tue Mar 9 07:39:52 PST 2021

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2021-9085


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 8 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:




Description of changes:

- KVM: arm64: guest context in x18 instead of x29 (Mihai Carabas) 
[Orabug: 32545182]

- config: enable CONFIG_MLX5_MPFS (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 32249042] - net: 
Fix bridge enslavement failure (Ido Schimmel) [Orabug: 32503298] - inet: 
do not call sublist_rcv on empty list (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 
32512814] - KVM: arm64: pmu: Don't mark a counter as chained if the odd 
one is disabled (Eric Auger) [Orabug: 32499188] - random: wire 
/dev/random with a DRBG instance (Saeed Mirzamohammadi) [Orabug: 
32522087] - crypto: drbg - always try to free Jitter RNG instance 
(Stephan Müller) [Orabug: 32522087] - crypto: drbg - always seeded with 
SP800-90B compliant noise source (Stephan Müller) [Orabug: 32522087] - 
crypto: jitter - SP800-90B compliance (Stephan Müller) [Orabug: 
32522087] - crypto: jitter - add header to fix buildwarnings (Ben Dooks) 
[Orabug: 32522087] - crypto: jitter - fix comments (Alexander E. 
Patrakov) [Orabug: 32522087] - xen-blkback: fix error handling in 
xen_blkbk_map() (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 32492109] {CVE-2021-26930}
- xen-scsiback: don't "handle" error by BUG() (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 
32492101] {CVE-2021-26931}
- xen-netback: don't "handle" error by BUG() (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 
32492101] {CVE-2021-26931}
- xen-blkback: don't "handle" error by BUG() (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 
32492101] {CVE-2021-26931}
- Xen/gntdev: correct error checking in gntdev_map_grant_pages() (Jan 
Beulich) [Orabug: 32492093] {CVE-2021-26932}
- Xen/gntdev: correct dev_bus_addr handling in gntdev_map_grant_pages() 
(Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 32492093] {CVE-2021-26932}
- Xen/x86: also check kernel mapping in set_foreign_p2m_mapping() (Jan 
Beulich) [Orabug: 32492093] {CVE-2021-26932}
- Xen/x86: don't bail early from clear_foreign_p2m_mapping() (Jan 
Beulich) [Orabug: 32492093] {CVE-2021-26932}

- tcp: fix to update snd_wl1 in bulk receiver fast path (Neal Cardwell) 
[Orabug: 32498822] - selinux: allow reading labels before policy is 
loaded (Jonathan Lebon) [Orabug: 32492277] - selinux: allow labeling 
before policy is loaded (Jonathan Lebon) [Orabug: 32492277] - KVM: SVM: 
Initialize prev_ga_tag before use (Suravee Suthikulpanit) [Orabug: 
32478549] - tools/power turbostat: Support additional CPU model numbers 
(Len Brown) [Orabug: 32422451] - x86/cpu: Add Lakefield, Alder Lake and 
Rocket Lake models to the to Intel CPU family (Tony Luck) [Orabug: 
32422451] - x86/cpu: Add Sapphire Rapids CPU model number (Tony Luck) 
[Orabug: 32422451] - tools/power turbostat: Support Tiger Lake (Chen Yu) 
[Orabug: 32422451] - uek-rpm: config-aarch64: enable MEMORY HOTREMOVE 
(Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 32353851] - arm64/mm/hotplug: Ensure early 
memory sections are all online (Anshuman Khandual) [Orabug: 32353851] - 
arm64/mm/hotplug: Enable MEM_OFFLINE event handling (Anshuman Khandual) 
[Orabug: 32353851] - arm64/mm/hotplug: Register boot memory hot remove 
notifier earlier (Anshuman Khandual) [Orabug: 32353851] - arm64/mm: 
Enable memory hot remove (Anshuman Khandual) [Orabug: 32353851] - 
arm64/mm: Hold memory hotplug lock while walking for kernel page table 
dump (Anshuman Khandual) [Orabug: 32353851] - KVM: arm64: Save/restore 
sp_el0 as part of __guest_enter (Marc Zyngier) [Orabug: 32171445] - 
net/mlx4_en: Handle TX error CQE (Moshe Shemesh) [Orabug: 32492969] - 
net/mlx4_en: Avoid scheduling restart task if it is already running 
(Moshe Shemesh) [Orabug: 32492969]

- vhost scsi: alloc vhost_scsi with kvzalloc() to avoid delay (Dongli 
Zhang) [Orabug: 32471677] - HID: hid-input: fix stylus battery reporting 
(Dmitry Torokhov) [Orabug: 32464784] {CVE-2020-0431}
- nbd: freeze the queue while we're adding connections (Josef Bacik) 
[Orabug: 32447285] {CVE-2021-3348}
- futex: Handle faults correctly for PI futexes (Thomas Gleixner) 
[Orabug: 32447187] {CVE-2021-3347}
- futex: Simplify fixup_pi_state_owner() (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 
32447187] {CVE-2021-3347}
- futex: Use pi_state_update_owner() in put_pi_state() (Thomas Gleixner) 
[Orabug: 32447187] {CVE-2021-3347}
- rtmutex: Remove unused argument from rt_mutex_proxy_unlock() (Thomas 
Gleixner) [Orabug: 32447187] {CVE-2021-3347}
- futex: Don't enable IRQs unconditionally in put_pi_state() (Dan 
Carpenter) [Orabug: 32447187] {CVE-2021-3347}
- futex: Provide and use pi_state_update_owner() (Thomas Gleixner) 
[Orabug: 32447187] {CVE-2021-3347}
- futex: Replace pointless printk in fixup_owner() (Thomas Gleixner) 
[Orabug: 32447187] {CVE-2021-3347}
- futex: Ensure the correct return value from futex_lock_pi() (Thomas 
Gleixner) [Orabug: 32447187] {CVE-2021-3347}
- uek-rpm: Enable Oracle Pilot BMC module (Eric Snowberg) [Orabug: 
32422662] - hwmon: Add a new Oracle Pilot BMC driver (Eric Snowberg) 
[Orabug: 32422662] - arm64: Reserve only 256M on RPi for 
crashkernel=auto (Vijay Kumar) [Orabug: 32301026]

- Revert "rds: Deregister all FRWR mr with free_mr" (aru kolappan) 
[Orabug: 32426610] - thermal: intel_pch_thermal: Add PCI ids for 
Lewisburg PCH. (Andres Freund) [Orabug: 32424705] - thermal: intel: 
intel_pch_thermal: Add Cannon Lake Low Power PCH support (Sumeet 
Pawnikar) [Orabug: 32424705] - thermal: intel: intel_pch_thermal: Add 
Comet Lake (CML) platform support (Gayatri Kammela) [Orabug: 32424705] - 
nfs: Fix security label length not being reset (Jeffrey Mitchell) 
[Orabug: 32350989] - ovl: check permission to open real file (Miklos 
Szeredi) [Orabug: 32046372] {CVE-2020-16120}
- ovl: verify permissions in ovl_path_open() (Miklos Szeredi) [Orabug: 
32046372] {CVE-2020-16120}
- ovl: switch to mounter creds in readdir (Miklos Szeredi) [Orabug: 
32046372] {CVE-2020-16120}
- ovl: pass correct flags for opening real directory (Miklos Szeredi) 
[Orabug: 32046372] - A/A Bonding: Add synchronized bundle failback (Gerd 
Rausch) [Orabug: 32381883]

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