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Oracle alert ELSA-2014-0475 (kernel)

From:  Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux <el-errata@oss.oracle.com>
To:  el-errata@oss.oracle.com
Subject:  [El-errata] ELSA-2014-0475 Important: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security and bug fix update
Date:  Wed, 07 May 2014 17:53:39 -0700
Message-ID:  <536AD593.1070600@oracle.com>

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2014-0475 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0475.html The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 6 have been uploaded to the Unbreakable Linux Network: i386: kernel-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.i686.rpm kernel-abi-whitelists-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.noarch.rpm kernel-debug-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.i686.rpm kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.i686.rpm kernel-devel-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.i686.rpm kernel-doc-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.noarch.rpm kernel-firmware-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.noarch.rpm kernel-headers-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.i686.rpm perf-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.i686.rpm python-perf-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.i686.rpm x86_64: kernel-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.x86_64.rpm kernel-abi-whitelists-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.noarch.rpm kernel-debug-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.x86_64.rpm kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.x86_64.rpm kernel-devel-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.x86_64.rpm kernel-doc-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.noarch.rpm kernel-firmware-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.noarch.rpm kernel-headers-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.x86_64.rpm perf-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.x86_64.rpm python-perf-2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.x86_64.rpm SRPMS: http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.32-431... Description of changes: [2.6.32-431.17.1.el6] - [scsi] qla2xxx: Fixup looking for a space in the outstanding_cmds array in qla2x00_alloc_iocbs() (Chad Dupuis) [1085660 1070856] - [scsi] isci: fix reset timeout handling (David Milburn) [1080600 1040393] - [scsi] isci: correct erroneous for_each_isci_host macro (David Milburn) [1074855 1059325] - [kernel] sched: Fix small race where child->se.parent, cfs_rq might point to invalid ones (Naoya Horiguchi) [1081907 1032350] - [kernel] sched: suppress RCU lockdep splat in task_fork_fair (Naoya Horiguchi) [1081907 1032350] - [kernel] sched: add local variable to store task_group() to avoid kernel stall (Naoya Horiguchi) [1081908 1043733] - [fs] cifs: mask off top byte in get_rfc1002_length() (Sachin Prabhu) [1085358 1069737] - [kernel] Prevent deadlock when post_schedule_rt() results in calling wakeup_kswapd() on multiple CPUs (Larry Woodman) [1086095 1009626] - [scsi] AACRAID Driver compat IOCTL missing capability check (Jacob Tanenbaum) [1033533 1033534] {CVE-2013-6383} - [md] dm-thin: fix rcu_read_lock being held in code that can sleep (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: irqsave must always be used with the pool->lock spinlock (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: sort the per thin deferred bios using an rb_tree (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: use per thin device deferred bio lists (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: simplify pool_is_congested (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix dangling bio in process_deferred_bios error path (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: take care to copy the space map root before locking the superblock (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-transaction-manager: fix corruption due to non-atomic transaction commit (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-space-map-metadata: fix refcount decrement below 0 which caused corruption (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix Documentation for held metadata root feature (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix noflush suspend IO queueing (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix deadlock in __requeue_bio_list (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix out of data space handling (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: ensure user takes action to validate data and metadata consistency (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: synchronize the pool mode during suspend (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] fix Kconfig indentation (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: allow metadata space larger than supported to go unused (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix the error path for the thin device constructor (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: avoid metadata commit if a pool's thin devices haven't changed (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-space-map-metadata: fix bug in resizing of thin metadata (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix pool feature parsing (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-space-map-metadata: fix extending the space map (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-space-map-common: make sure new space is used during extend (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix set_pool_mode exposed pool operation races (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: eliminate the no_free_space flag (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: add error_if_no_space feature (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: requeue bios to DM core if no_free_space and in read-only mode (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: cleanup and improve no space handling (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: log info when growing the data or metadata device (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: handle metadata failures more consistently (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: factor out check_low_water_mark and use bools (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: add mappings to end of prepared_* lists (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: return error from alloc_data_block if pool is not in write mode (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: use bool rather than unsigned for flags in structures (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-persistent-data: cleanup dm-thin specific references in text (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-space-map-metadata: limit errors in sm_metadata_new_block (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix discard support to a previously shared block (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: initialize dm_thin_new_mapping returned by get_next_mapping (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-space-map: disallow decrementing a reference count below zero (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: allow pool in read-only mode to transition to read-write mode (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: re-establish read-only state when switching to fail mode (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: always fallback the pool mode if commit fails (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: switch to read-only mode if metadata space is exhausted (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: switch to read only mode if a mapping insert fails (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-space-map-metadata: return on failure in sm_metadata_new_block (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-space-map-disk: optimise sm_disk_dec_block (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-table: print error on preresume failure (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: do not expose non-zero discard limits if discards disabled (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: always return -ENOSPC if no_free_space is set (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: set pool read-only if breaking_sharing fails block allocation (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: prefix pool error messages with pool device name (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-space-map: optimise sm_ll_dec and sm_ll_inc (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-btree: prefetch child nodes when walking tree for a dm_btree_del (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-btree: use pop_frame in dm_btree_del to cleanup code (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix stacking of geometry limits (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: add data block size limits to Documentation (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: fix metadata dev resize detection (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: generate event when metadata threshold passed (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-persistent-metadata: add space map threshold callback (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-persistent-data: add threshold callback to space map (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: detect metadata device resizing (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-persistent-data: support space map resizing (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-thin: refactor data dev resize (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-bufio: initialize read-only module parameters (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-bufio: submit writes outside lock (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-bufio: add recursive IO request BUG_ON (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-bufio: prefetch (Mike Snitzer) [1086007 1060381] - [md] dm-bufio: fix slow IO latency issue specific to RHEL6 (Mike Snitzer) [1086490 1058528] - [netdrv] mlx4_en: Fixed crash when port type is changed (Amir Vadai) [1085658 1059586] - [netdrv] vmxnet3: fix netpoll race condition (Neil Horman) [1083175 1073218] - [net] netfilter: nf_conntrack_dccp: fix skb_header_pointer API usages (Jiri Pirko) [1077345 1077346] {CVE-2014-2523} - [scsi] megaraid_sas: fix a small problem when reading state value from hw (Tomas Henzl) [1078641 1065187] - [fs] gfs2: Increase the max number of ACLs (Robert S Peterson) [1078874 1075713] - [net] filter: let bpf_tell_extensions return SKF_AD_MAX (Daniel Borkmann) [1079872 960275] - [net] introduce SO_BPF_EXTENSIONS (Daniel Borkmann) [1079872 960275] - [scsi] scsi_dh: cosmetic change to sizeof() (Ewan Milne) [1075554 1062494] - [acpi] thermal: Check for thermal zone requirement (Nigel Croxon) [1075651 1021044] - [acpi] thermal: Don't invalidate thermal zone if critical trip point is bad (Nigel Croxon) [1075651 1021044] - [mm] flush pages from pagevec of offlined CPU (Naoya Horiguchi) [1078007 1037467] - [fs] xfs: deprecate nodelaylog option (Eric Sandeen) [1076056 1055644] - [fs] Fix mountpoint reference leakage in linkat (Jeff Layton) [1069848 1059943] - [net] sock: Fix release_cb kABI brekage (Thomas Graf) [1066535 1039723] - [vhost] fix total length when packets are too short (Michael S. Tsirkin) [1064442 1064444] {CVE-2014-0077} - [net] sctp: fix sctp_sf_do_5_1D_ce to verify if peer is AUTH capable (Daniel Borkmann) [1070715 1067451] {CVE-2014-0101} - [vhost] validate vhost_get_vq_desc return value (Michael S. Tsirkin) [1062579 1058677] {CVE-2014-0055} [2.6.32-431.16.1.el6] - [scsi] vmw_pvscsi: Fix pvscsi_abort() function (Ewan Milne) [1077874 1002727] [2.6.32-431.15.1.el6] - [kernel] sched: Avoid throttle_cfs_rq() racing with period_timer stopping (Seth Jennings) [1083350 844450] [2.6.32-431.14.1.el6] - [net] ip_tunnel: (revert old)/fix ecn decapsulation behaviour (Jiri Pirko) [1078011 1059402] - [net] ipv6: del unreachable route when an addr is deleted on lo (Vivek Dasgupta) [1078798 1028372] - [net] ipv6: add ip6_route_lookup (Vivek Dasgupta) [1078798 1028372] - [net] packet: improve socket create/bind latency in some cases (Daniel Borkmann) [1079870 1045150] [2.6.32-431.13.1.el6] - [fs] dcache: fix cleanup on warning in d_splice_alias (J. Bruce Fields) [1063201 1042731] - [net] sctp: fix sctp_connectx abi for ia32 emulation/compat mode (Daniel Borkmann) [1076242 1053547] [2.6.32-431.12.1.el6] - [mm] vmscan: re-introduce the ZONE_RECLAIM_NOSCAN bailout for zone_reclaim() (Rafael Aquini) [1073562 1039534] - [mm] vmscan: compaction works against zones, not lruvecs (Johannes Weiner) [1073564 982770] _______________________________________________ El-errata mailing list El-errata@oss.oracle.com https://oss.oracle.com/mailman/listinfo/el-errata


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