kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

ID ELSA-2010-0394
Type oraclelinux
Reporter Oracle
Modified 2010-05-05T00:00:00


[2.6.9-] - [XEN] fix cpu hotplug crash (Joe Jin) [orabug 7521308] - [XEN] Bring up vcpus before khelper init (Joe Jin) [orabug 7521308] - [XEN] flush the tlb cache immediately (Dave McCracken, Scott Shi) [orabug 9138767] - 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] - 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] [2.6.9-89.0.25] -net: fix an unexpectedly freed skb in tcp (Amerigo Wang) [577715 577716] {CVE-2010-1188} -net: fixup problems with vlan tagging and bonding driver option arp_validate=3 (Jiri Pirko) [580842 555070] -virtio_net: fix tx wakeup race condition (Herbert Xu) [580089 574785] -vfs: turn bad_inode_ops into an inode_operations_ext (Jeff Layton) [582908 544381] -oprofile: Support arch_perfmon in Oprofile (John Villalovos) [582913 553745] -oprofile: Fix name collision issue in Oprofile (John Villalovos) [582913 553745] -oprofile: Fixes for the perf counter reservation system in Oprofile (John Villalovos) [582913 553745] -oprofile: Enable use of the perf counter reservation system into the oprofile driver (John Villalovos) [582913 553745] -oprofile: final bits to support oprofile on Nehalem-EP (John Villalovos) [582241 509423] -virt: fix i386 virtio driver crash (Chris Lalancette) [582911 509220] -xen: fix pv guest crash when host has more than 64g ram (Chris Lalancette) [574392 504988] [2.6.9-89.0.24] -qla2xxx: update qla driver version from to (Rob Evers) [577234 529063] -diskdump: fix diskdump not working with qla2xxx (Rob Evers) [577234 529063] -usb: fix information leak via userspace usb interface (Vitaly Mayatskikh) [566626 566627] {CVE-2010-1083} -alsa: snd-hda-intel driver: avoid divide by zero (Jaroslav Kysela) [567169 567170] {CVE-2010-1085} -dvb: fix endless loop when decoding ILE at dvb-core (Mauro Carvalho Chehab) [569239 569240] {CVE-2010-1086} -ia64: ptrace: peek_or_poke requests can miss put_task_struct() (Oleg Nesterov) [572008 567321] {CVE-2010-0729} -ia64: ptrace: peek_or_poke requests miss ptrace_check_attach() (Oleg Nesterov) [572008 567321] {CVE-2010-0729} -tg3: refrain from touching MPS in tg3 (John Feeney) [567205 554525] -netfilter: add connlimit match module support (Jiri Pirko) [563223 522000] -netfilter: enable CONFIG_IP_NF_MATCH_CONNLIMIT=m (Jiri Pirko) [563223 522000]