kernel security and bug fix update

ID ELSA-2009-1522
Type oraclelinux
Reporter Oracle
Modified 2009-10-22T00:00:00


[2.6.9-] - fix skb alignment that was causing sendto() to fail with EFAULT (Olaf Kirch) [orabug 6845794] - fix enomem due to larger mtu size page alloc (Zach Brown) [orabug 5486128] - backout patch sysrq-b that queues upto keventd thread (Guru Anbalagane) [orabug 6125546] - netrx/netpoll race avoidance (Tina Yang) [orabug 6143381] - [XEN] Fix elf_core_dump (Tina Yang) [orabug 6995928] - use lfence instead of cpuid instruction to implement memory barriers (Herbert van den Bergh) [orabug 7452412] - add netpoll support to xen netfront (Tina Yang) [orabz 7261] - [xen] execshield: fix endless GPF fault loop (Stephen Tweedie) [orabug 7175395] - [xen]: port el5u2 patch that allows 64-bit PVHVM guest to boot with 32-bit dom0 [orabug 7452107] xenstore - [mm] update shrink_zone patch to allow 100% swap utilization (John Sobecki, Chris Mason, Chuck Anderson, Dave McCracken) [orabug 7566319,6086839] - [kernel] backport report_lost_ticks patch from EL5.2 (John Sobecki) [orabug 6110605] - [xen] fix for hung JVM thread after #GPF [orabug 7916406] (Chuck Anderson) - port EL5U3 patch to adjust totalhigh_pages in the balloon driver [orabug 8300888] - check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change (Chuck Anderson) [orabug7556514] - [XEN] use hypercall to fixmap pte updates (Mukesh Rathor) [orabug 8433329] - [XEN] Extend physical mask to 40bit for machine above 64G [orabug 8312526] - fix oops in nlmclnt_mark_reclaim ( Trond Myklebust) [orabug 8568878] - [x86_64] Allowed machine_reboot running on boot_cpu (Joe Jin) [orabug 8425237] [2.6.9-89.0.15] -fix typo in '-net: netlink: fix numerous padding memleaks' (Jiri Pirko) [521602 521603] {CVE-2005-4881} [2.6.9-89.0.14] -ibmveth: fix rollover error in ibmveth_replenish_buffer_pool (Kevin Monroe) [527225 515258] [2.6.9-89.0.13] -net: netlink: fix numerous padding memleaks (Jiri Pirko) [521602 521603] {CVE-2005-4881} -net: tc: fix unitialized kernel memory leak (Jiri Pirko) [520993 520865] {CVE-2009-3228} -igb: allocate correct buffer for ethtool_get_strings and remove false tx stats (Stefan Assmann) [522738 517329] -prevent an O_NODELAY writer from blocking when a tty write is blocked (Mauro Carvalho Chehab) [523930 504019] -cciss: fix NMI watchdog lockup due to re-acquiring spinlock (Tomas Henzl) [525725 509816] [2.6.9-89.0.12] -fs: nlm_lookup_host should not return invalidated nlm_host (Sachin S. Prabhu) [519656 505591] -add -rh1 to ata_piix's driver version (Prarit Bhargava) [519389 495930] -memory barrier: adding smp_mb__after_lock (Jiri Olsa) [519386 494404] -net: adding memory barrier to the poll and receive callbacks (Jiri Olsa) [519386 494404] -net: bonding: fix arp_validate 3 slaves behaviour (Flavio Leitner) [519384 480237]