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ELSA-2012-0721-1 -- kernel security update (important)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27635

kernel: [2.6.18-308.8.2.0.1.el5] - [net] bonding: fix carrier detect when bond is down [orabug 12377284] - [mm] fix hugetlb page leak (Dave McCracken) [orabug 12375075] - fix ia64 build error due to add-support-above-32-vcpus.patch(Zhenzhong Duan) - [x86] use dynamic vcpu_info remap to support more than 32 vcpus (Zhenzhong Duan) - [x86] Fix lvt0 reset when hvm boot up with noapic param - [scsi] remove printk's when doing I/O to a dead device (John Sobecki Chris Mason) [orabug 12342275] - [char] ipmi: Fix IPMI errors due to timing problems (Joe Jin) [orabug 12561346] - [scsi] Fix race when removing SCSI devices (Joe Jin) [orabug 12404566] - [net] net: Redo the broken redhat netconsole over bonding (Tina Yang) [orabug 12740042] - [fs] nfs: Fix __put_nfs_open_context() NULL pointer panic (Joe Jin) [orabug 12687646] - [scsi] fix scsi hotplug and rescan race [orabug 10260172] - fix filp_close() race (Joe Jin) [orabug 10335998] - 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 bnx2bnx2xe1000eigbixgbixgbeixgbevf (John Sobecki) [orabug 10315433] - [NET] Add xen pv netconsole support (Tina Yang) [orabug 6993043] [bz 7258] - [mm] shrink_zone patch (John SobeckiChris 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() - [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] [2.6.18-308.8.2.el5] - [xen] x86_64: check address on trap handlers or guest callbacks (Paolo Bonzini) [813430 813431] {CVE-2012-0217} - [xen] x86_64: Do not execute sysret with a non-canonical return address (Paolo Bonzini) [813430 813431] {CVE-2012-0217} - [xen] x86: prevent hv boot on AMD CPUs with Erratum 121 (Laszlo Ersek) [824969 824970]

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 5
Class:
patch
Reference(s):
  • ELSA-2012-0721-1
  • CVE-2012-0217
  • CVE-2012-2934
Product(s):
  • ocfs2
  • kernel-devel
  • kernel-PAE
  • kernel-xen-devel
  • kernel-debug-devel
  • kernel-debug
  • kernel-doc
  • kernel-PAE-devel
  • oracleasm
  • kernel-xen
  • kernel-headers
  • kernel