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From: Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux <el-errata <at> oss.oracle.com>
Subject: ELSA-2012-1426 Moderate: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security and bug fix update
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.oracle.el-errata
Date: Wednesday 7th November 2012 07:42:50 UTC (over 3 years ago)
Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-1426

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1426.html

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

i386:
kernel-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.i686.rpm
perf-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.i686.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
perf-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64.rpm

SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.src.rpm


Description of changes:

[2.6.32-279.14.1.el6]
- [usb] usbhid: Fix use-after-free in USBHID (James Paradis) [864827
857518]
- [usb] Add kernel parameter to force io_watchdog for Intel EHCI HCD 
(James Paradis) [865713 846024]
- [block] Fix hanging kernel threads in blk_execute_rq() (James Paradis) 
[865308 855984]
- [mm] hugetlb: do not use vma_hugecache_offset() for 
vma_prio_tree_foreach (Frederic Weisbecker) [843034 843035] {CVE-2012-2133}
- [mm] hugepages: fix use after free bug in "quota" handling (Frederic 
Weisbecker) [843034 843035] {CVE-2012-2133}
- [mm] hugetlb: fix pgoff computation when unmapping page from vma 
(Frederic Weisbecker) [843034 843035] {CVE-2012-2133}
- [mm] hugetlb: fix ENOSPC returned by handle_mm_fault() (Frederic 
Weisbecker) [843034 843035] {CVE-2012-2133}
- [fs] gfs2: Write out dirty inode metadata in delayed deletes 
(Frantisek Hrbata) [859326 748827]
- [usb] core: Fix device removal race condition (James Paradis) [864821 
849188]
- [mm] x86_32: fix SHLIB_BASE address typo (Aristeu S. Rozanski F) 
[804955 804956] {CVE-2012-1568}
- [hid] hidraw: fix window in hidraw_release (Don Zickus) [841824 839973]
- [hid] hidraw: protect hidraw_disconnect() better (Don Zickus) [841824 
839973]
- [hid] hidraw: remove excessive _EMERG messages from hidraw (Don 
Zickus) [841824 839973]
- [hid] hidraw: fix hidraw_disconnect() (Don Zickus) [841824 839973]
- [hid] fix a NULL pointer dereference in hidraw_write (Don Zickus) 
[841824 839973]
- [hid] fix a NULL pointer dereference in hidraw_ioctl (Don Zickus) 
[841824 839973]
- [hid] remove BKL from hidraw (Don Zickus) [841824 839973]
- [mm] x86_32: randomize SHLIB_BASE (Aristeu Rozanski) [804955 804956] 
{CVE-2012-1568}
- [block] fix up use after free in __blkdev_get (Jeff Moyer) [853943
847838]
- [scsi] remove no longer valid BUG_ON in scsi_lld_busy (Jeff Garzik) 
[860640 842881]
- [scsi] fix NULL request_queue in scsi_requeue_run_queue() (Jeff 
Garzik) [860640 842881]
- [net] svcrpc: fix BUG() in svc_tcp_clear_pages (J. Bruce Fields) 
[856106 769045]
- [scsi] lpfc: Fixed SCSI device reset escalation (Rob Evers) [861390 
827566]
- [scsi] lpfc: Fix abort status (Rob Evers) [861390 827566]
- [kernel] cgroup: add cgroup_root_mutex (Frederic Weisbecker) [858954 
844531]
- [mm] Hold a file reference in madvise_remove (Jerome Marchand) [849738 
849739] {CVE-2012-3511}
- [base] driver-core: fix device_register race (Rob Evers) [860784 833098]
- [netdrv] e1000e: drop check of RXCW.CW to eliminate link going up and 
down (Dean Nelson) [857055 847310]
- [scsi] be2iscsi: Format the MAC_ADDR with sysfs (Rob Evers) [863147 
827594]
- [usb] usbdevfs: Add a USBDEVFS_GET_CAPABILITIES ioctl (Don Zickus) 
[841667 828271]
- [fs] udf: fix retun value on error path in udf_load_logicalvol (Nikola 
Pajkovsky) [843142 843143] {CVE-2012-3400}
- [fs] udf: Improve table length check to avoid possible overflow 
(Nikola Pajkovsky) [843142 843143] {CVE-2012-3400}
- [fs] udf: Fortify loading of sparing table (Nikola Pajkovsky) [843142 
843143] {CVE-2012-3400}
- [fs] udf: Avoid run away loop when partition table length is corrupted 
(Nikola Pajkovsky) [843142 843143] {CVE-2012-3400}
- [fs] udf: Use 'ret' instead of abusing 'i' in udf_load_logicalvol() 
(Nikola Pajkovsky) [843142 843143] {CVE-2012-3400}
- [netdrv] bnx2x: Add remote-fault link detection (Michal Schmidt) 
[852450 814877]
- [net] sunrpc: svc_xprt sends on closed socket should stop immediately 
(J. Bruce Fields) [853257 849702]
- [mm] Never OOM kill tasks outside of memory cgroup when 
memory.limit_in_bytes is exceeded by a Transparent Huge Page (Larry 
Woodman) [860942 811255]
- [powerpc] pseries: Support lower minimum entitlement for virtual 
processors (Steve Best) [860165 822651]
- [usbhid] hiddev: Consolidate device existence checks in hiddev_ioctl 
(Don Zickus) [841824 839973]
- [usbhid] hiddev: Fix race between disconnect and hiddev_ioctl (Don 
Zickus) [841824 839973]
- [usbhid] hiddev: protect against disconnect/NULL-dereference race (Don 
Zickus) [841824 839973]
- [crypto] algapi: Move larval completion into algboss (Herbert Xu) 
[854476 832135]
- [fs] xfs: disable xfsaild idle mode (Brian Foster) [860787 813137]
- [fs] xfs: fix the logspace waiting algorithm (Brian Foster) [860787 
813137]
- [fs] xfs: add AIL pushing tracepoints (Brian Foster) [860787 813137]
- [fs] xfs: force the log if we encounter pinned buffers in .iop_pushbuf 
(Brian Foster) [860787 813137]
- [fs] xfs: do not update xa_last_pushed_lsn for locked items (Brian 
Foster) [860787 813137]

[2.6.32-279.13.1.el6]
- [net] sctp: Implement quick failover draft from tsvwg (Neil Horman) 
[861953 830716]
- [net] sctp: be more restrictive in transport selection on bundled 
sacks (Neil Horman) [861953 830716]

[2.6.32-279.12.1.el6]
- [netdrv] mlx4: check promisc on proper port (Doug Ledford) [858955
854052]
- [netdrv] mlx4: attach multicast with correct flag (Doug Ledford) 
[858956 854376]
- [netdrv] mlx4: remove redundant adding of steering type to gid (Doug 
Ledford) [859436 854053]
- [netdrv] Revert: Fix a merge issue (Doug Ledford) [859436 854053]
 
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