kernel security and bug fix update

ID ELSA-2011-0429
Type oraclelinux
Reporter Oracle
Modified 2011-04-13T00:00:00


[2.6.18-] - [scsi] fix scsi hotplug and rescan race [orabug 10260172] - 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) [2.6.18-238.9.1.el5] - [md] dm-mpath: fix NULL deref when path parameter missing (Mike Snitzer) [683443 673058] - [md] dm-mpath: wait for pg_init completion on suspend (Mike Snitzer) [683443 673058] - [md] dm-mpath: hold io until all pg_inits completed (Mike Snitzer) [683443 673058] - [md] dm-mpath: skip activate_path for failed paths (Mike Snitzer) [683443 673058] - [md] dm-mpath: pass struct pgpath to pg init done (Mike Snitzer) [683443 673058] - [md] dm-mpath: prevent io from work queue while suspended (Mike Snitzer) [683443 673058] - [md] dm-mpath: add mutex to sync adding and flushing work (Mike Snitzer) [683443 673058] - [md] dm-mpath: flush workqueues before suspend completes (Mike Snitzer) [683443 673058] [2.6.18-238.8.1.el5] - [message] mptfusion: fix msgContext in mptctl_hp_hostinfo (Tomas Henzl) [684128 646513] - [fs] nfs: fix use of slab alloc'd pages in skb frag list (Neil Horman) [682642 682643] {CVE-2011-1090} - [s390] remove task_show_regs (Danny Feng) [677852 677853] {CVE-2011-0710} - [misc] vdso: export wall_to_monotonic (Prarit Bhargava) [688312 675727] - [x86_64] Use u32, not long, to set reset vector back to 0 (Don Zickus) [682673 675258] - [misc] vmware: increase apic_calibration_diff to 10000 (Prarit Bhargava) [680350 665197] [2.6.18-238.7.1.el5] - [fs] partitions: Validate map_count in Mac part tables (Danny Feng) [679283 679284] {CVE-2011-1010} - [x86] fix AMD family 0x15 guest boot issue on 64-bit host (Frank Arnold) [679747 667234] - [sound] alsa: cache mixer values on usb-audio devices (Don Zickus) [680043 678074] - [media] dvb: fix av7110 negative array offset (Mauro Carvalho Chehab) [672401 672402] {CVE-2011-0521} - [message] mptfusion: add required mptctl_release call (Tomas Henzl) [677173 660871] - [fs] nfs: pure nfs client performance using odirect (Jeff Layton) [677172 643441] - [mm] fix install_special_mapping skips security_file_mmap (Frantisek Hrbata) [662196 662197] {CVE-2010-4346} - [scsi] device_handler: fix alua_rtpg port group id check (Mike Snitzer) [681795 669961] - [net] cnic: fix big endian bug with device page tables (Steve Best) [674774 669527] - [net] gro: reset dev pointer on reuse (Andy Gospodarek) [674588 600350] - [misc] add ignore_loglevel kernel parameter (Amerigo Wang) [675665 662102] - [misc] add bootmem_debug kernel parameter (Amerigo Wang) [675665 662102] - [fs] gfs2: remove iopen glocks from cache on delete fail (Benjamin Marzinski) [675909 666080] [2.6.18-238.6.1.el5] - [net] bonding: convert netpoll tx blocking to a counter (Neil Horman) [675664 659594]