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HistoryAug 10, 2010 - 12:00 a.m.

kernel security and bug fix update


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  • [xen] check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change
    (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 7556514]
  • Add entropy support to igb (John Sobecki) [orabug 7607479]
  • [nfs] convert ENETUNREACH to ENOTCONN [orabug 7689332]
  • [NET] Add xen pv/bonding netconsole support (Tina Yang) [orabug 6993043]
    [bz 7258]
  • [mm] shrink_zone patch (John Sobecki,Chris Mason) [orabug 6086839]
  • fix aacraid not to reset during kexec (Joe Jin) [orabug 8516042]
  • [nfsd] fix failure of file creation from hpux client (Wen gang Wang)
    [orabug 7579314]
  • [qla] fix qla not to query hccr (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug 8746702]
  • [net] bonding: fix xen+bonding+netconsole panic issue (Joe Jin) [orabug 9504524]
  • [rds] Patch rds to 1.4.2-14 (Andy Grover) [orabug 9471572, 9344105]
    RDS: Fix BUG_ONs to not fire when in a tasklet
    ipoib: Fix lockup of the tx queue
    RDS: Do not call set_page_dirty() with irqs off (Sherman Pun)
    RDS: Properly unmap when getting a remote access error (Tina Yang)
    RDS: Fix locking in rds_send_drop_to()
  • [mm] Enhance shrink_zone patch allow full swap utilization, and also be
    NUMA-aware (John Sobecki, Chris Mason, Herbert van den Bergh)
    [orabug 9245919]
  • [xen] PVHVM guest with PoD crashes under memory pressure (Chuck Anderson)
    [orabug 9107465]
  • [xen] PV guest with FC HBA hangs during shutdown (Chuck Anderson)
    [orabug 9764220]
  • Support 256GB+ memory for pv guest (Mukesh Rathor) [orabug 9450615]
  • fix overcommit memory to use percpu_counter for el5 (KOSAKI Motohiro,
    Guru Anbalagane) [orabug 6124033]
  • [scsi] qla2xxx: update firmware to version 5.03.02 (Chad Dupuis) [613688 598946]
  • [fs] xfs: don’t let swapext operate on write-only files (Jiri Pirko) [605160 605161] {CVE-2010-2226}
  • [fs] nfs: fix bug in nfsd4 read_buf (Jiri Olsa) [612034 612035] {CVE-2010-2521}
  • [fs] cifs: reject DNS upcall add_key req from userspace (Jeff Layton) [612170 612171] {CVE-2010-2524}
  • [security] keys: new key flag for add_key from userspace (Jeff Layton) [612170 612171] {CVE-2010-2524}
  • [message] mptsas: fix disk add failing due to timeout (Rob Evers) [612539 542892]
  • [block] cfq-iosched: fix bad locking in changed_ioprio (Jeff Moyer) [607483 582435]
  • [block] cfq-iosched: kill cfq_exit_lock (Jeff Moyer) [607483 582435]
  • [fs] cifs: fix kernel BUG with remote OS/2 server (Jeff Layton) [608587 608588] {CVE-2010-2248}
  • [net] bluetooth: fix possible bad memory access via sysfs (Mauro Carvalho Chehab) [576020 576021] {CVE-2010-1084}
  • [net] tcp: fix rcv mss estimate for lro (Stanislaw Gruszka) [613900 593801]
  • [net] cnic: fix panic when nl msg rcvd when device down (Stanislaw Gruszka) [615260 595862]
  • [xen] ia64: unset be from the task psr (Andrew Jones) [587475 587477] {CVE-2010-2070}
  • [fs] ext4: MOVE_EXT can’t overwrite append-only files (Eric Sandeen) [601007 601008] {CVE-2010-2066}
  • [pci] acpiphp: fix missing acpiphp_glue_exit (Prarit Bhargava) [607486 515556]