[Oraclevm-errata] OVMSA-2017-0168 Important: Oracle VM 3.3 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2017-0168

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



Description of changes:

- nvme: Drop nvmeq->q_lock before dma_pool_alloc(), so as to prevent 
hard lockups (Aruna Ramakrishna)  [Orabug: 25409587]

- nvme: Handle PM1725 HIL reset (Martin K. Petersen)  [Orabug: 26277600] 
- char: lp: fix possible integer overflow in lp_setup() (Willy Tarreau) 
[Orabug: 26403940]  {CVE-2017-1000363}
- ALSA: timer: Fix missing queue indices reset at 
SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_SELECT (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 26403956] 
- ALSA: timer: Fix race between read and ioctl (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 
26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: fix NULL pointer dereference in read()/ioctl() race 
(Vegard Nossum)  [Orabug: 26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix negative queue usage by racy accesses (Takashi Iwai) 
[Orabug: 26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix race at concurrent reads (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 
26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix race among timer ioctls (Takashi Iwai)  [Orabug: 
26403956]  {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ipv6/dccp: do not inherit ipv6_mc_list from parent (WANG Cong) 
[Orabug: 26404005]  {CVE-2017-9077}
- ocfs2: fix deadlock issue when taking inode lock at vfs entry points 
(Eric Ren)  [Orabug: 26427126] - ocfs2/dlmglue: prepare tracking logic 
to avoid recursive cluster lock (Eric Ren)  [Orabug: 26427126] - ping: 
implement proper locking (Eric Dumazet)  [Orabug: 26540286]  {CVE-2017-2671}
- aio: mark AIO pseudo-fs noexec (Jann Horn)  [Orabug: 26643598] 
- vfs: Commit to never having exectuables on proc and sysfs. (Eric W. 
Biederman)  [Orabug: 26643598]  {CVE-2016-10044}
- vfs, writeback: replace FS_CGROUP_WRITEBACK with SB_I_CGROUPWB (Tejun 
Heo)  [Orabug: 26643598]  {CVE-2016-10044}
- x86/acpi: Prevent out of bound access caused by broken ACPI tables 
(Seunghun Han)  [Orabug: 26643645]  {CVE-2017-11473}
- sctp: do not inherit ipv6_{mc|ac|fl}_list from parent (Eric Dumazet) 
[Orabug: 26650883]  {CVE-2017-9075}
- [media] saa7164: fix double fetch PCIe access condition (Steven Toth) 
[Orabug: 26675142]  {CVE-2017-8831}
- [media] saa7164: fix sparse warnings (Hans Verkuil)  [Orabug: 
26675142]  {CVE-2017-8831}
- fs: __generic_file_splice_read retry lookup on AOP_TRUNCATED_PAGE 
(Abhi Das)  [Orabug: 26797306] - timerfd: Protect the might cancel 
mechanism proper (Thomas Gleixner)  [Orabug: 26899787]  {CVE-2017-10661}
- scsi: scsi_transport_iscsi: fix the issue that iscsi_if_rx doesn't 
parse nlmsg properly (Xin Long)  [Orabug: 26988627]  {CVE-2017-14489}

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