Kernel Updates for Oracle Linux 6 and 7
Posted on: 01/04/2018 08:54 AM

Updated Linux kernel packages has been released for Oracle Linux 6 and 7:

ELSA-2018-4001 Important: Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update
ELSA-2018-4001 Important: Oracle Linux 7 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

ELSA-2018-4001 Important: Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update
Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2018-4001

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2018-4001.html

The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 6 have been uploaded to the
Unbreakable Linux Network:

x86_64:
kernel-uek-4.1.12-112.14.2.el6uek.x86_64.rpm
kernel-uek-doc-4.1.12-112.14.2.el6uek.noarch.rpm
kernel-uek-firmware-4.1.12-112.14.2.el6uek.noarch.rpm
kernel-uek-devel-4.1.12-112.14.2.el6uek.x86_64.rpm
kernel-uek-debug-4.1.12-112.14.2.el6uek.x86_64.rpm
kernel-uek-debug-devel-4.1.12-112.14.2.el6uek.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-uek-4.1.12-112.14.2.el6uek.src.rpm



Description of changes:

[4.1.12-112.14.2.el6uek]
- fuse: Call end_queued_requests() after releasing fc->lock in
fuse_dev_release() (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 26431550]
- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs in rds_ib_xmit_rdma
(Håkon Bugge) [Orabug: 27097105]
- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs (Håkon Bugge)
[Orabug: 27097105]
- rds: ib: Fix NULL pointer dereference in debug code (Håkon Bugge)
[Orabug: 27116566]
- bnx2x: fix slowpath null crash (Zhu Yanjun) [Orabug: 27133587]
- rds: System panic if RDS netfilter is enabled and RDS/TCP is used
(Ka-Cheong Poon) [Orabug: 27150029]
- USB: serial: console: fix use-after-free after failed setup (Johan
Hovold) [Orabug: 27206830] {CVE-2017-16525}
- mlx4: Subscribe to PXM notifier (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pci: Add PXM node notifier for PXM (NUMA) changes. (Konrad
Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pcifront: Walk the PCI bus after XenStore notification (Konrad
Rzeszutek Wilk)
- uwb: properly check kthread_run return value (Andrey Konovalov)
[Orabug: 27206880] {CVE-2017-16526}
- ALSA: usb-audio: Check out-of-bounds access by corrupted buffer
descriptor (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 27206923] {CVE-2017-16529}
- USB: uas: fix bug in handling of alternate settings (Alan Stern)
[Orabug: 27206999] {CVE-2017-16530}
- USB: fix out-of-bounds in usb_set_configuration (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
[Orabug: 27207224] {CVE-2017-16531}
- HID: usbhid: fix out-of-bounds bug (Jaejoong Kim) [Orabug: 27207918]
{CVE-2017-16533}
- USB: core: fix out-of-bounds access bug in usb_get_bos_descriptor()
(Alan Stern) [Orabug: 27207970] {CVE-2017-16535}
- [media] cx231xx-cards: fix NULL-deref on missing association
descriptor (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 27208047] {CVE-2017-16536}
- Replace max_t() with sub_positive() in dequeue_entity_load_avg()
(Gayatri Vasudevan) [Orabug: 27222316]
- sched/fair: Fix cfs_rq avg tracking underflow (Gayatri Vasudevan)
[Orabug: 27222316]
- KVM: nVMX: Fix vmx_check_nested_events() return value in case an event
was reinjected to L2 (Liran Alon) [Orabug: 27250111]
- KVM: VMX: use kvm_event_needs_reinjection (Wanpeng Li) [Orabug:
27250111]
- KVM: nVMX: Fix pending events injection (Wanpeng Li) [Orabug: 27250111]


ELSA-2018-4001 Important: Oracle Linux 7 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update
Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2018-4001

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2018-4001.html

The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 7 have been uploaded to the
Unbreakable Linux Network:

x86_64:
kernel-uek-doc-4.1.12-112.14.2.el7uek.noarch.rpm
kernel-uek-firmware-4.1.12-112.14.2.el7uek.noarch.rpm
kernel-uek-4.1.12-112.14.2.el7uek.x86_64.rpm
kernel-uek-devel-4.1.12-112.14.2.el7uek.x86_64.rpm
kernel-uek-debug-4.1.12-112.14.2.el7uek.x86_64.rpm
kernel-uek-debug-devel-4.1.12-112.14.2.el7uek.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol7/SRPMS-updates/kernel-uek-4.1.12-112.14.2.el7uek.src.rpm



Description of changes:

[4.1.12-112.14.2.el7uek]
- fuse: Call end_queued_requests() after releasing fc->lock in
fuse_dev_release() (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 26431550]
- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs in rds_ib_xmit_rdma
(Håkon Bugge) [Orabug: 27097105]
- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs (Håkon Bugge)
[Orabug: 27097105]
- rds: ib: Fix NULL pointer dereference in debug code (Håkon Bugge)
[Orabug: 27116566]
- bnx2x: fix slowpath null crash (Zhu Yanjun) [Orabug: 27133587]
- rds: System panic if RDS netfilter is enabled and RDS/TCP is used
(Ka-Cheong Poon) [Orabug: 27150029]
- USB: serial: console: fix use-after-free after failed setup (Johan
Hovold) [Orabug: 27206830] {CVE-2017-16525}
- mlx4: Subscribe to PXM notifier (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pci: Add PXM node notifier for PXM (NUMA) changes. (Konrad
Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pcifront: Walk the PCI bus after XenStore notification (Konrad
Rzeszutek Wilk)
- uwb: properly check kthread_run return value (Andrey Konovalov)
[Orabug: 27206880] {CVE-2017-16526}
- ALSA: usb-audio: Check out-of-bounds access by corrupted buffer
descriptor (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 27206923] {CVE-2017-16529}
- USB: uas: fix bug in handling of alternate settings (Alan Stern)
[Orabug: 27206999] {CVE-2017-16530}
- USB: fix out-of-bounds in usb_set_configuration (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
[Orabug: 27207224] {CVE-2017-16531}
- HID: usbhid: fix out-of-bounds bug (Jaejoong Kim) [Orabug: 27207918]
{CVE-2017-16533}
- USB: core: fix out-of-bounds access bug in usb_get_bos_descriptor()
(Alan Stern) [Orabug: 27207970] {CVE-2017-16535}
- [media] cx231xx-cards: fix NULL-deref on missing association
descriptor (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 27208047] {CVE-2017-16536}
- Replace max_t() with sub_positive() in dequeue_entity_load_avg()
(Gayatri Vasudevan) [Orabug: 27222316]
- sched/fair: Fix cfs_rq avg tracking underflow (Gayatri Vasudevan)
[Orabug: 27222316]
- KVM: nVMX: Fix vmx_check_nested_events() return value in case an event
was reinjected to L2 (Liran Alon) [Orabug: 27250111]
- KVM: VMX: use kvm_event_needs_reinjection (Wanpeng Li) [Orabug:
27250111]
- KVM: nVMX: Fix pending events injection (Wanpeng Li) [Orabug: 27250111]





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