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From: Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux <el-errata <at> oss.oracle.com>
Subject: ELSA-2012-1304 Moderate: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security and bug fix update
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.oracle.el-errata
Date: Wednesday 26th September 2012 21:10:58 UTC (over 4 years ago)
Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-1304

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1304.html

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

i386:
kernel-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.i686.rpm
perf-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.i686.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
perf-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.src.rpm


Description of changes:

[2.6.32-279.9.1.el6]
- [md] raid1, raid10: avoid deadlock during resync/recovery. (Dave 
Wysochanski) [845464 835613]
- [fs] dlm: fix deadlock between dlm_send and dlm_controld (David 
Teigland) [849051 824964]
- [ata] libata: Add space to fix 2GB ATA Flash Disk/ADMA428M blacklist 
(Prarit Bhargava) [851445 843849]
- [fs] nfs: nfs_attr_use_mounted_on_file() missing return value 
(Frantisek Hrbata) [847945 842312]
- [fs] gfs2: Make gfs2_write_end not dirty the inode with every write 
(Robert S Peterson) [849551 844814]
- [net] sched/act_mirred: do not drop packets when fails to mirror it 
(Jason Wang) [851444 846585]
- [net] sched: fix race in mirred device removal (Jason Wang) [851444 
846585]
- [net] sched: printk message severity (Jason Wang) [851444 846585]
- [net] sched: act_mirred cleanup (Jason Wang) [851444 846585]
- [kernel] sched: Fix signed unsigned comparison in check_preempt_tick() 
(Frederic Weisbecker) [843102 835797]
- [netdrv] be2net: reduce gso_max_size setting to account for ethernet 
header (Ivan Vecera) [842757 834185]
- [powerpc] Fix wrong divisor in usecs_to_cputime backport (Steve Best) 
[847727 821374]
- [fs] procfs: do not confuse jiffies with cputime64_t (Frantisek 
Hrbata) [847727 821374]
- [kernel] time: Add nsecs_to_cputime64 interface for asm-generic (Steve 
Best) [847727 821374]
- [powerpc] Fix wrong divisor in usecs_to_cputime (Steve Best) [847727 
821374]

[2.6.32-279.8.1.el6]
- [netdrv] e1000e: prevent oops when adapter is being closed and reset 
simultaneously (Dean Nelson) [847045 826375]
- [net] tcp: clear hints to avoid a stale one (Andy Gospodarek) [846832 
807704]
- [md] dm-raid1: Fix mirror crash when discard request is sent and sync 
is in progress (Mikulas Patocka) [846839 837607]
- [netdrv] bond_alb: don't disable softirq under bond_alb_xmit (Jiri 
Pirko) [846216 841987]
- [x86] ioapic: Fix kdump race with migrating irq (Don Zickus) [812962 
783322]
- [net] rds: set correct msg_namelen (Weiping Pan) [822729 822731] 
{CVE-2012-3430}
- [x86] amd_iommu: Fix SRIOV and hotplug devices (Stefan Assmann) 
[846838 832009]
- [mm] hugetlb: fix resv_map leak in error path (Motohiro Kosaki) 
[824350 824351] {CVE-2012-2390}
- [netdrv] dl2k: fix unfiltered netdev rio_ioctl access by users (Jacob 
Tanenbaum) [818824 818825] {CVE-2012-2313}
- [drm] i915: fix integer overflow in i915_gem_do_execbuffer() (Jacob 
Tanenbaum) [824561 824563] {CVE-2012-2384}
- [virt] kvm: handle last_boosted_vcpu = 0 case (Rik van Riel) [847042 
827031]
- [md] raid5: Reintroduce locking in handle_stripe() to avoid racing 
(Jes Sorensen) [846836 828065]
- [kernel] timekeeping: Fix leapsecond triggered load spike issue 
(Prarit Bhargava) [847366 840950 836803 836748]
- [kernel] hrtimer: Provide clock_was_set_delayed() (Prarit Bhargava) 
[847366 840950 836803 836748]
- [kernel] ntp: Add ntp_lock to replace xtime_locking (Prarit Bhargava) 
[847366 840950 836803 836748]
- [fs] proc/stat: fix whitespace damage in use arch_idle_time patch 
(Steve Best) [841579 841149]

[2.6.32-279.7.1.el6]
- [net] netconsole: fix deadlock on network restart (Jiri Benc) [842982 
839266]

[2.6.32-279.6.1.el6]
- [net] ipv4: add RCU protection to inet->opt (Jiri Pirko) [844274 829109]
- [net] tun: allow tap iface in netconsole'd bridge (Jiri Benc) [842984 
838025]
 
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