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From: Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux <el-errata <at> oss.oracle.com>
Subject: ELSA-2012-1580 Moderate: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security, bug fix and enhancement update
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.oracle.el-errata
Date: Wednesday 19th December 2012 17:18:48 UTC (over 4 years ago)
Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-1580

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1580.html

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

i386:
kernel-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.i686.rpm
perf-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.i686.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
perf-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.src.rpm


Description of changes:

[2.6.32-279.19.1.el6]
- [drm] i915: don't clobber the pipe param in sanitize_modesetting 
(Frantisek Hrbata) [876549 857792]
- [drm] i915: Sanitize BIOS debugging bits from PIPECONF (Frantisek 
Hrbata) [876549 857792]
- [net] fix divide by zero in tcp algorithm illinois (Flavio Leitner) 
[871920 866514] {CVE-2012-4565}
- [fs] xfs: fix reading of wrapped log data (Dave Chinner) [876499 874322]
- [x86] mm: fix signedness issue in mmap_rnd() (Petr Matousek) [876496 
875036]
- [net] WARN if struct ip_options was allocated directly by kmalloc 
(Jiri Pirko) [877950 872799]
- [fs] block_dev: Fix crash when block device is read and block size is 
changed at the same time (Frantisek Hrbata) [864826 855906]
- [mm] tracing: Move include of trace/events/kmem.h out of header into 
slab.c (Jeff Moyer) [864826 855906]
- [mm] slab: Move kmalloc tracepoint out of inline code (Jeff Moyer) 
[864826 855906]
- [netdrv] bnx2x: organize BDs calculation for stop/resume (Frantisek 
Hrbata) [874022 819842]
- [netdrv] bnx2x: fix panic when TX ring is full (Michal Schmidt) 
[874022 819842]

[2.6.32-279.18.1.el6]
- [scsi] sd: fix crash when UA received on DIF enabled device (Ewan 
Milne) [876487 865682]
- [mm] hugetlb: fix non-atomic enqueue of huge page (Rafael Aquini) 
[876101 869750]
- [x86] amd_iommu: attach device fails on the last pci device (Don 
Dutile) [876493 861164]
- [net] nfs: Fix buffer overflow checking in __nfs4_get_acl_uncached 
(Frantisek Hrbata) [811794 822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] nfs: Fix the acl cache size calculation (Sachin Prabhu) [811794 
822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] nfs: Fix range checking in __nfs4_get_acl_uncached and 
__nfs4_proc_set_acl (Sachin Prabhu) [811794 822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] nfs: nfs_getaclargs.acl_len is a size_t (Sachin Prabhu) [811794 
822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] nfs: Don't use private xdr_stream fields in decode_getacl 
(Sachin Prabhu) [811794 822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] nfs: Fix pointer arithmetic in decode_getacl (Sachin Prabhu) 
[811794 822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] nfs: Simplify the GETATTR attribute length calculation (Sachin 
Prabhu) [811794 822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] sunrpc: Add the helper xdr_stream_pos (Sachin Prabhu) [811794 
822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] sunrpc: Don't decode beyond the end of the RPC reply message 
(Sachin Prabhu) [811794 822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] sunrpc: Clean up xdr_set_iov() (Sachin Prabhu) [811794 822871] 
{CVE-2012-2375}
- [net] sunrpc: xdr_read_pages needs to clear xdr->page_ptr (Sachin 
Prabhu) [811794 822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [fs] nfs: Avoid beyond bounds copy while caching ACL (Sachin Prabhu) 
[811794 822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [fs] nfs: Avoid reading past buffer when calling GETACL (Sachin 
Prabhu) [811794 822871] {CVE-2012-2375}
- [scsi] ibmvfc: Fix double completion on abort timeout (Steve Best) 
[876088 865115]
- [net] core: allocate skbs on local node (Andy Gospodarek) [876491 843163]

[2.6.32-279.17.1.el6]
- [mm] Prevent kernel panic in NUMA related system calls after memory 
hot-add (Larry Woodman) [875382 870350] {CVE-2012-5517}
- [md] Don't truncate size at 4TB for RAID0 and Linear (Jes Sorensen) 
[866470 865637]
- [fs] ext4: fix undefined bit shift result in ext4_fill_flex_info 
(Lukas Czerner) [809690 809691] {CVE-2012-2100}
- [fs] ext4: fix undefined behavior in ext4_fill_flex_info() (Lukas 
Czerner) [809690 809691] {CVE-2012-2100}
- [kernel] sched_rt: Ignore RT queue throttling if idle task has RT 
policy (Igor Mammedov) [853950 843541]
- [kernel] sched: Create special class for stop/migrate work (Igor 
Mammedov) [853950 843541]
- [net] ipv6: fix overlap check for fragments (Amerigo Wang) [874550 
819952] {CVE-2012-4444}
- [net] ipv6: discard overlapping fragment (Jiri Pirko) [874550 819952] 
{CVE-2012-4444}

[2.6.32-279.16.1.el6]
- [lib] Fix rwsem to not hang the system (David Howells) [871854 852847]

[2.6.32-279.15.1.el6]
- [netdrv] mlx4: Re-design multicast attachments flow (Doug Ledford) 
[866795 859533]
 
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