[Oraclevm-errata] OVMSA-2015-0056 Important: Oracle VM 3.3 kernel-uek security update

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Mon Apr 27 11:26:14 PDT 2015

Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2015-0056

The following updated rpms for Oracle VM 3.3 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:



Description of changes:

- isofs: Fix unchecked printing of ER records (Jan Kara)  [Orabug: 
20930551]  {CVE-2014-9584}
- KEYS: close race between key lookup and freeing (Sasha Levin) 
[Orabug: 20930548]  {CVE-2014-9529} {CVE-2014-9529}
- mm: memcg: do not allow task about to OOM kill to bypass the limit 
(Johannes Weiner)  [Orabug: 20930539]  {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: do not declare OOM from __GFP_NOFAIL allocations (Johannes 
Weiner)  [Orabug: 20930539]  {CVE-2014-8171}
- fs: buffer: move allocation failure loop into the allocator (Johannes 
Weiner)  [Orabug: 20930539]  {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: handle non-error OOM situations more gracefully (Johannes 
Weiner)  [Orabug: 20930539]  {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: do not trap chargers with full callstack on OOM (Johannes 
Weiner)  [Orabug: 20930539]  {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: rework and document OOM waiting and wakeup (Johannes 
Weiner)  [Orabug: 20930539]  {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: enable memcg OOM killer only for user faults (Johannes 
Weiner)  [Orabug: 20930539]  {CVE-2014-8171}
- x86: finish user fault error path with fatal signal (Johannes Weiner) 
  [Orabug: 20930539]  {CVE-2014-8171}
- arch: mm: pass userspace fault flag to generic fault handler (Johannes 
Weiner)  [Orabug: 20930539]  {CVE-2014-8171}
- selinux: Permit bounded transitions under NO_NEW_PRIVS or NOSUID. 
(Stephen Smalley)  [Orabug: 20930501]  {CVE-2014-3215}

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