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From: Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux <el-errata <at> oss.oracle.com>
Subject: ELSA-2012-1445-1 Low: Oracle Linux 5 kernel security and bug fix update
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.oracle.el-errata
Date: Thursday 15th November 2012 05:58:42 UTC (over 3 years ago)
Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-1445-1

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1445.html

The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 5 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:

i386:
kernel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.i386.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

ia64:
kernel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol5/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.src.rpm

The following packages were rebuilt to be in sync with the updated 
kernel version (no changes other than updating the version number):

i386:
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5PAE-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5xen-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5debug-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5-1.4.10-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5PAE-1.4.10-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5xen-1.4.10-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5debug-1.4.10-1.el5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5xen-2.0.5-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5debug-2.0.5-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5-1.4.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5xen-1.4.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5debug-1.4.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm

ia64:
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.ia64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5xen-2.0.5-1.el5.ia64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5debug-2.0.5-1.el5.ia64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5-1.4.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5xen-1.4.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5debug-1.4.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/oracleasm-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.src.rpm
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/ocfs2-2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5-1.4.10-1.el5.src.rpm


Description of changes:

[2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5]
- [kernel] Initialize the local uninitialized variable stats. [orabug 
14051367]
- [fs] JBD:make jbd support 512B blocks correctly for ocfs2. [orabug 
13477763]
- [x86 ] fix fpu context corrupt when preempt in signal context [orabug 
14038272]
- [net] bonding: fix carrier detect when bond is down [orabug 12377284]
- [mm] fix hugetlb page leak (Dave McCracken) [orabug 12375075]
- fix ia64 build error due to add-support-above-32-vcpus.patch(Zhenzhong 
Duan)
- [x86] use dynamic vcpu_info remap to support more than 32 vcpus 
(Zhenzhong Duan)
- [x86] Fix lvt0 reset when hvm boot up with noapic param
- [scsi] remove printk's when doing I/O to a dead device (John Sobecki, 
Chris Mason)
   [orabug 12342275]
- [char] ipmi: Fix IPMI errors due to timing problems (Joe Jin) [orabug 
12561346]
- [scsi] Fix race when removing SCSI devices (Joe Jin) [orabug 12404566]
- [net] net: Redo the broken redhat netconsole over bonding (Tina Yang) 
[orabug 12740042]
- [fs] nfs: Fix __put_nfs_open_context() NULL pointer panic (Joe Jin) 
[orabug 12687646]
- [scsi] fix scsi hotplug and rescan race [orabug 10260172]
- fix filp_close() race (Joe Jin) [orabug 10335998]
- make xenkbd.abs_pointer=1 by default [orabug 67188919]
- [xen] check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change
   (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 7556514]
- [net] Enable entropy for bnx2,bnx2x,e1000e,igb,ixgb,ixgbe,ixgbevf 
(John Sobecki)
   [orabug 10315433]
- [NET] Add xen pv netconsole support (Tina Yang) [orabug 6993043] [bz
7258]
- [mm] Patch shrink_zone to yield during severe mempressure events,
avoiding
   hangs and evictions (John Sobecki,Chris Mason) [orabug 6086839]
- [mm] Enhance shrink_zone patch allow full swap utilization, and also be
   NUMA-aware (John Sobecki,Chris Mason,Herbert van den Bergh) [orabug 
9245919]
- fix aacraid not to reset during kexec (Joe Jin) [orabug 8516042]
- [rds] Patch rds to 1.4.2-20 (Andy Grover) [orabug 9471572, 9344105]
   RDS: Fix BUG_ONs to not fire when in a tasklet
   ipoib: Fix lockup of the tx queue
   RDS: Do not call set_page_dirty() with irqs off (Sherman Pun)
   RDS: Properly unmap when getting a remote access error (Tina Yang)
   RDS: Fix locking in rds_send_drop_to()
- [xen] PVHVM guest with PoD crashes under memory pressure (Chuck Anderson)
   [orabug 9107465]
- [xen] PV guest with FC HBA hangs during shutdown (Chuck Anderson)
   [orabug 9764220]
- Support 256GB+ memory  for pv guest (Mukesh Rathor) [orabug 9450615]
- fix overcommit memory to use percpu_counter for el5 (KOSAKI Motohiro,
   Guru Anbalagane) [orabug 6124033]
- [ipmi] make  configurable timeouts for kcs of ipmi [orabug 9752208]
- [ib] fix memory corruption (Andy Grover) [orabug 9972346]

[2.6.18-308.20.1.el5]
- Revert: [x86] mm: randomize SHLIB_BASE (Dave Anderson) [804953 804954] 
{CVE-2012-1568}

[2.6.18-308.19.1.el5]
- [net] be2net: Remove code that stops further access to BE NIC based on 
UE bits (Alexander Gordeev) [867896 862811]
- [net] netpoll: fix an incorrect check for NULL pointer (Alexander 
Gordeev) [856079 848098]
- [net] mlx4: Add support for EEH error recovery (Alexander Gordeev) 
[847404 798048]
- [fs] ext4: fix undefined bit shift result in ext4_fill_flex_info (Eric 
Sandeen) [809688 809689] {CVE-2012-2100}
- [fs] ext4: fix undefined behavior in ext4_fill_flex_info (Eric 
Sandeen) [809688 809689] {CVE-2012-2100}
- [fs] fix crash if block {device|size} read & changed at sametime 
(Mikulas Patocka) [864823 756506]
- [x86] mm: randomize SHLIB_BASE (Dave Anderson) [804953 804954] 
{CVE-2012-1568}
- [net] ipv6: Fix fib6_dump_table walker leak (Jiri Benc) [861387 819830]
- [fs] cifs: update cifs_dfs_d_automount caller path (Sachin Prabhu) 
[858774 857448]
- [xen] x86: change the default behaviour of CVE-2012-2934 fix (Petr 
Matousek) [859946 858724]
- [net] ipvs: allow transmit of GRO aggregated skbs (Jesper Brouer) 
[857966 854067]
- [scsi] isci: fixup linkspeed definitions (David Milburn) [854986 833000]
- [fs] nfs: nfs_d_automount update caller path after do_add_mount 
(Carlos Maiolino) [857552 834379]
- [fs] vfs: Fix vfsmount overput on simultaneous automount (Carlos 
Maiolino) [857552 834379]

[2.6.18-308.18.1.el5]
- [fs] autofs4: Merge the remaining dentry ops tables (Ian Kent) [857558 
850977]

[2.6.18-308.17.1.el5]
- [fs] cifs: Invalidate file cache in case of posix open (Sachin Prabhu) 
[857964 852526]
 
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