kernel security and bug fix update

ID ELSA-2011-0163
Type oraclelinux
Reporter Oracle
Modified 2011-02-04T00:00:00


[2.6.18-] - fix filp_close() race (Joe Jin) [orabug 10335998] - fix missing aio_complete() in end_io (Joel Becker) [orabug 10365195] - make xenkbd.abs_pointer=1 by default [orabug 67188919] - [xen] check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 7556514] - [net] Enable entropy for bnx2,bnx2x,e1000e,igb,ixgb,ixgbe,ixgbevf (John Sobecki) [orabug 10315433] - [NET] Add xen pv 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] - [rds] Patch rds to 1.4.2-20 (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() - [qla] fix qla not to query hccr (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug 8746702] - [nfs] too many getattr and access calls after direct I/O [orabug 9348191] - [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] - [ipmi] make configurable timeouts for kcs of ipmi [orabug 9752208] - [ib] fix memory corruption (Andy Grover) [orabug 9972346] - [aio] patch removes limit on number of retries (Srinivas Eeda) [orabug 10044782] - [loop] Do not call loop_unplug for not configured loop device (orabug 10314497) [2.6.18-238.1.1.el5] - [scsi] megaraid: give FW more time to recover from reset (Tomas Henzl) [667141 665427] - [fs] gfs2: fix statfs error after gfs2_grow (Robert S Peterson) [666792 660661] - [mm] prevent file lock corruption using popen(3) (Larry Woodman) [667050 664931] - [net] sctp: fix panic from bad socket lock on icmp error (Neil Horman) [665476 665477] {CVE-2010-4526}