kernel security and bug fix update

ID ELSA-2010-0076
Type oraclelinux
Reporter Oracle
Modified 2010-02-03T00:00:00


[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] - FP register state is corrupted during the handling a SIGSEGV (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 7708133] - [x86_64]: fix x86_64 largesmp kernel reboot hang (Joe Jin) [orabug bug9126592] - [nfs]: fix file attribute caching (Chuck Lever, Herbert van den Bergh) [orabug 8449921] - [mm] revert patch #2042 (John Sobecki) [orabug 8895251] [2.6.9-89.0.20] -improved rx length check for r8169 (Neil Horman) [556406 550911] -isdn: hfc_usb: fix read buffer overflow in collect_rx_frame() (Danny Feng) [539436 539437] {CVE-2009-4005} -megaraid_sas: fix dbg_lvl and poll_mode_io file permissions in sysfs (Danny Feng) [537310 537311] {CVE-2009-3889 CVE-2009-3939} -hfs: fix a potential buffer overflow (Amerigo Wang) [540738 540739] {CVE-2009-4020} -gdth: prevent negative offsets in ioctl (Amerigo Wang) [539418 539419] {CVE-2009-3080} -ptrace: ptrace_detach can leak a zombie (Oleg Nesterov) [555869 539506] -strace: strace hangs when the mt tracee does coredump (Oleg Nesterov) [555869 539506]