Moderate: kernel security and bug fix update

2008-03-14T00:00:00
ID ELSA-2008-0167
Type oraclelinux
Reporter Oracle
Modified 2008-03-14T00:00:00

Description

[2.6.9-67.0.7.0.1.EL] - fix skb alignment that was causing sendto() to fail with EFAULT (Olaf Kirch) [orabug 6845794] - fix entropy flag in bnx2 driver to generate entropy pool (John Sobecki) [orabug 5931647] - fix enomem due to larger mtu size page alloc (Zach Brown) [orabug 5486128] - fix per_cpu() api bug_on with rds (Zach Brown) [orabug 5760648] - remove patch sysrq-b that queues upto keventd thread [orabug 6125546] - allow more than 4GB hugepage for single user (Herbert van den Bergh) [orabug 6002738] - netrx/netpoll race avoidance (Tina Yang) [orabug 6143381]

[2.6.9-67.0.7] -x86_64: Prevent iounmap from sleeping with a spinlock held (Larry Woodman) [433267]

[2.6.9-67.0.6] -cifs: fix buffer overflow if server sends corrupt response to small request (Jeff Layton) [372971] {CVE-2 007-5904}

[2.6.9-67.0.5] -audit: break execve records into smaller parts (Eric Paris) [427393] {CVE-2008-0004} -s390: qeth: hipersockets layer-3 interface to drop non-IP packets (Hans-Joachim Picht) [430670] -acpiphp: Examine slots below P2P bridges (Prarit Bhargava) [428174]