[Oraclevm-errata] OVMSA-2016-0084 Important: Oracle VM 3.3 kernel-uek security update

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Wed Jun 22 16:58:29 PDT 2016

Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2016-0084

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



Description of changes:

- Revert "x86_64: expand kernel stack to 16K" (Chuck Anderson)  [Orabug: 

- megaraid_sas : Update threshold based reply post host index register 
(Sumit.Saxena at avagotech.com)  [Orabug: 23562756]
- xen/events: Don't move disabled irqs (Ross Lagerwall)  [Orabug: 23055234]
- xen/events: Mask a moving irq (Boris Ostrovsky)  [Orabug: 23055234]
- xen/pciback: Save the number of MSI-X entries to be copied later. 
(Dongli Zhang)  [Orabug: 23202410]
- xen/pciback: Save xen_pci_op commands before processing it (Dongli 
Zhang)  [Orabug: 23202410]
- xen-blkback: read from indirect descriptors only once (Dongli Zhang) 
[Orabug: 23202410]
- xen-blkback: only read request operation from shared ring once (Dongli 
Zhang)  [Orabug: 23202410]
- xen-netback: use RING_COPY_REQUEST() throughout (Dongli Zhang) 
[Orabug: 23202410]
- xen-netback: don't use last request to determine minimum Tx credit 
(Dongli Zhang)  [Orabug: 23202410]
- xen: Add RING_COPY_REQUEST() (Dongli Zhang)  [Orabug: 23202410]
- IB/security: Restrict use of the write() interface (Jason Gunthorpe) 
[Orabug: 23283925]  {CVE-2016-4565}

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