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From: Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux <el-errata <at> oss.oracle.com>
Subject: ELSA-2013-0223 Moderate: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security and bug fix update
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.oracle.el-errata
Date: Wednesday 6th February 2013 11:46:10 UTC (over 3 years ago)
Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2013-0223

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0223.html

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

i386:
kernel-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.i686.rpm
perf-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.i686.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
perf-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64.rpm

SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.src.rpm

Description of changes:

[2.6.32-279.22.1.el6]
- [virt] kvm: invalid opcode oops on SET_SREGS with OSXSAVE bit set 
(Petr Matousek) [862903 862904] {CVE-2012-4461}
- [fs] fuse: optimize __fuse_direct_io() (Brian Foster) [865305 858850]
- [fs] fuse: optimize fuse_get_user_pages() (Brian Foster) [865305 858850]
- [fs] fuse: use get_user_pages_fast() (Brian Foster) [865305 858850]
- [fs] fuse: pass iov[] to fuse_get_user_pages() (Brian Foster) [865305 
858850]
- [fs] mm: minor cleanup of iov_iter_single_seg_count() (Brian Foster) 
[865305 858850]
- [fs] fuse: use req->page_descs[] for argpages cases (Brian Foster) 
[865305 858850]
to fuse_req (Brian Foster) [865305 858850]
- [fs] fuse: rework fuse_do_ioctl() (Brian Foster) [865305 858850]
- [fs] fuse: rework fuse_perform_write() (Brian Foster) [865305 858850]
- [fs] fuse: rework fuse_readpages() (Brian Foster) [865305 858850]
- [fs] fuse: categorize fuse_get_req() (Brian Foster) [865305 858850]
- [fs] fuse: general infrastructure for pages[] of variable size (Brian 
Foster) [865305 858850]
- [fs] exec: do not leave bprm->interp on stack (Josh Poimboeuf) [880145 
880146] {CVE-2012-4530}
- [fs] exec: use -ELOOP for max recursion depth (Josh Poimboeuf) [880145 
880146] {CVE-2012-4530}
- [scsi] have scsi_internal_device_unblock take new state (Frantisek 
Hrbata) [878774 854140]
- [scsi] add new SDEV_TRANSPORT_OFFLINE state (Chris Leech) [878774 854140]
- [kernel] cpu: fix cpu_chain section mismatch (Frederic Weisbecker) 
[876090 852148]
- [kernel] sched: Don't modify cpusets during suspend/resume (Frederic 
Weisbecker) [876090 852148]
- [kernel] sched, cpuset: Drop __cpuexit from cpu hotplug callbacks 
(Frederic Weisbecker) [876090 852148]
- [kernel] sched: adjust when cpu_active and cpuset configurations are 
updated during cpu on/offlining (Frantisek Hrbata) [876090 852148]
- [kernel] cpu: return better errno on cpu hotplug failure (Frederic 
Weisbecker) [876090 852148]
- [kernel] cpu: introduce cpu_notify(), __cpu_notify(), 
cpu_notify_nofail() (Frederic Weisbecker) [876090 852148]
- [fs] nfs: Properly handle the case where the delegation is revoked 
(Steve Dickson) [846840 842435]
- [fs] nfs: Move cl_delegations to the nfs_server struct (Steve Dickson) 
[846840 842435]
- [fs] nfs: Introduce nfs_detach_delegations() (Steve Dickson) [846840 
842435]
- [fs] nfs: Fix a number of RCU issues in the NFSv4 delegation code 
(Steve Dickson) [846840 842435]

[2.6.32-279.21.1.el6]
- [scsi] mpt2sas: fix for driver fails EEH recovery from injected pci 
bus error (Tomas Henzl) [888818 829149]
- [net] bonding: Bonding driver does not consider the gso_max_size 
setting of slave devices (Ivan Vecera) [886618 883643]
- [netdrv] tg3: Do not set TSS for 5719 and 5720 (John Feeney) [888215 
823371]
- [kernel] kmod: make __request_module() killable (Oleg Nesterov) 
[858755 819529] {CVE-2012-4398}
- [kernel] kmod: introduce call_modprobe() helper (Oleg Nesterov) 
[858755 819529] {CVE-2012-4398}
- [kernel] usermodehelper: implement UMH_KILLABLE (Oleg Nesterov) 
[858755 819529] {CVE-2012-4398}
- [kernel] usermodehelper: introduce umh_complete(sub_info) (Oleg 
Nesterov) [858755 819529] {CVE-2012-4398}
- [kernel] call_usermodehelper: simplify/fix UMH_NO_WAIT case (Oleg 
Nesterov) [858755 819529] {CVE-2012-4398}
- [kernel] wait_for_helper: SIGCHLD from user-space can lead to 
use-after-free (Oleg Nesterov) [858755 819529] {CVE-2012-4398}
- [net] sunrpc: Ensure that rpc_release_resources_task() can be called 
twice (Jeff Layton) [880928 878204]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Don't toggle RISC interrupt bits after IRQ lines are 
attached. (Chad Dupuis) [886760 826565]
- [kernel] rcu: Remove function versions of __kfree_rcu and offset (Doug 
Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [kernel] rcu: define __rcu address space modifier for sparse (Doug 
Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [kernel] rcu: Add rcu_access_pointer and rcu_dereference_protected 
(Doug Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [kernel] rcu: Add lockdep checking to rhel (Doug Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [kernel] rcu: Make __kfree_rcu() less dependent on compiler choices 
(Doug Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [kernel] rcu: introduce kfree_rcu() (Doug Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [net] rcu: add __rcu API for later sparse checking (Doug Ledford) 
[880085 873949]
- [infiniband] ipoib: Fix AB-BA deadlock when deleting neighbours (Doug 
Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [infiniband] ipoib: Fix memory leak in the neigh table deletion flow 
(Doug Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [infiniband] ipoib: Fix RCU pointer dereference of wrong object (Doug 
Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [misc] Make rcu_dereference_bh work (Doug Ledford) [880085 873949]
- [infiniband] ipoib: Use a private hash table for path lookup in xmit 
path (Doug Ledford) [880085 873949]

[2.6.32-279.20.1.el6]
- [scsi] hpsa: Use LUN reset instead of target reset (Tomas Henzl) 
[884422 875091]
- [char] tty: Fix possible race in n_tty_read() (Stanislaw Gruszka) 
[891580 765665]
 
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