Important: kernel security and bug fix update

2008-01-24T00:00:00
ID ELSA-2008-0089
Type oraclelinux
Reporter Oracle
Modified 2008-01-24T00:00:00

Description

[2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5] - [NET] Add entropy support to e1000 and bnx2 (John Sobecki) [ORA 6045759] - [NET] Fix msi issue with kexec/kdump (Michael Chan) [ORA 6219364] - [MM] Fix alloc_pages_node() static `nid\' race made kernel crash (Joe Jin) [ORA 6187457] - [splice] Fix bad unlock_page() in error case (Jens Axboe) [ORA 6263574] - [dio] fix error-path crashes (Linux Torvalds) [ORA 6242289] - [MM] Fix leak in hugepages, regression for shared pagetables patch (Adam Litke) [ORABUG 6732368]

[2.6.18-53.1.6.el5] - [fs] corruption by unprivileged user in directories (Vitaly Mayatskikh ) [428796] {CVE-2008-0001}

[2.6.18-53.1.5.el5] - [ia64] ptrace: access to user register backing (Roland McGrath ) [259801] - [fs] cifs: buffer overflow due to corrupt response (Jeff Layton ) [372991] - [net] s2io: correct VLAN frame reception (Andy Gospodarek ) [426289] - [net] s2io: allow VLAN creation on interfaces (Andy Gospodarek ) [426289] - [misc] tux: get rid of O_ATOMICLOOKUP (Michal Schmidt ) [426494] - [x86_64] fix race conditions in setup_APIC_timer (Geoff Gustafson ) [424181] - [fs] core dump file ownership (Don Howard ) [396991] - [nfs] let rpciod finish sillyrename then umount (Steve Dickson ) [414041] - [nfs] fix a race in silly rename (Steve Dickson ) [414041] - [nfs] clean up the silly rename code (Steve Dickson ) [414041] - [nfs] infrastructure changes for silly renames (Steve Dickson ) [414041] - [nfs] introduce nfs_removeargs and nfs_removeres (Steve Dickson ) [414041] - [ia64] remove stack hard limit (Aron Griffis ) [412091] - [fs] sysfs: fix race condition around sd->s_dentry (Eric Sandeen ) [245777] {CVE-2007-3104} - [fs] sysfs: fix condition check in sysfs_drop_dentry() (Eric Sandeen ) [245777] {CVE-2007-3104} - [fs] sysfs: store inode nrs in s_ino (Eric Sandeen ) [245777] {CVE-2007-3104} - [xen] ia64: vulnerability of copy_to_user in PAL emu (Jarod Wilson ) [425938]