Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1615-1) (Stack Clash)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Description of changes:

- [3.10.0-514.]
- [ipc] ipc/sem.c: bugfix for semctl(,,GETZCNT) (Manfred Spraul) [orabug
- Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko)
- Oracle Linux RHCK Module Signing Key was compiled into kernel
(olkmod_signing_key.x509)(<A HREF=''>alexey.petrenko at</A>)
- Update x509.genkey [bug 24817676]

- [mm] enlarge stack guard gap (Larry Woodman) [1452732 1452733]
- Revert: [md] dm mirror: use all available legs on multiple failures
(Mike Snitzer) [1449176 1383444]

- [lib] kobject: grab an extra reference on kobject->sd to allow
duplicate deletes (Aristeu Rozanski) [1454851 1427252]
- [kernel] module: When modifying a module's text ignore modules which
are going away too (Aaron Tomlin) [1454684 1386313]
- [kernel] module: Ensure a module's state is set accordingly during
module coming cleanup code (Aaron Tomlin) [1454684 1386313]
- [net] vxlan: do not output confusing error message (Jiri Benc)
[1454636 1445054]
- [net] vxlan: correctly handle ipv6.disable module parameter (Jiri
Benc) [1454636 1445054]
- [iommu] vt-d: fix range computation when making room for large pages
(Alex Williamson) [1450856 1435612]
- [fs] nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops ('J. Bruce
Fields') [1449282 1443204] {CVE-2017-7895}
- [fs] nfsd4: minor NFSv2/v3 write decoding cleanup ('J. Bruce Fields')
[1449282 1443204] {CVE-2017-7895}
- [md] dm mirror: use all available legs on multiple failures (Mike
Snitzer) [1449176 1383444]
- [fs] nfsd: check for oversized NFSv2/v3 arguments ('J. Bruce Fields')
[1447642 1442407] {CVE-2017-7645}
- [scsi] ses: don't get power status of SES device slot on probe
(Gustavo Duarte) [1446650 1434768]
- [scsi] ipr: do not set DID_PASSTHROUGH on CHECK CONDITION (Steve Best)
[1446649 1441747]
- [net] macsec: dynamically allocate space for sglist (Sabrina Dubroca)
[1445546 1445545] {CVE-2017-7477}
- [net] macsec: avoid heap overflow in skb_to_sgvec (Sabrina Dubroca)
[1445546 1445545] {CVE-2017-7477}
- [fs] gfs2: Allow glocks to be unlocked after withdraw (Robert S
Peterson) [1433882 1404005]
- [net] tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read() (Davide Caratti)
[1430579 1430580] {CVE-2017-6214}
- [mm] vma_merge: correct false positive from
__vma_unlink->validate_mm_rb (Andrea Arcangeli) [1428840 1374548]
- [mm] vma_merge: fix race vm_page_prot race condition against rmap_walk
(Andrea Arcangeli) [1428840 1374548]
- [mm] fix use-after-free if memory allocation failed in vma_adjust()
(Andrea Arcangeli) [1428840 1374548]
- [x86] kvm: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Radim
Krcmar) [1414742 1414743] {CVE-2017-2583}
- [powerpc] prom: Increase minimum RMA size to 512MB (Gustavo Duarte)
[1450041 1411321]
- [pci] pciehp: Prioritize data-link event over presence detect (Myron
Stowe) [1450124 1435818]
- [pci] pciehp: Don't re-read Slot Status when queuing hotplug event
(Myron Stowe) [1450124 1435818]
- [pci] pciehp: Process all hotplug events before looking for new ones
(Myron Stowe) [1450124 1435818]
- [pci] pciehp: Rename pcie_isr() locals for clarity (Myron Stowe)
[1450124 1435818]

- [scsi] lpfc: Fix panic on BFS configuration (Maurizio Lombardi)
[1452044 1443116]
- [vfio] type1: Reduce repetitive calls in vfio_pin_pages_remote() (Alex
Williamson) [1450855 1438403]
- [vfio] type1: Remove locked page accounting workqueue (Alex
Williamson) [1450855 1438403]
- [fs] nfs: Allow getattr to also report readdirplus cache hits (Dave
Wysochanski) [1450851 1442068]
- [fs] nfs: Be more targeted about readdirplus use when doing
lookup/revalidation (Dave Wysochanski) [1450851 1442068]
- [fs] nfs: Fix a performance regression in readdir (Dave Wysochanski)
[1450851 1442068]
- [x86] xen: do not re-use pirq number cached in pci device msi msg data
(Vitaly Kuznetsov) [1450037 1433831]
- [powerpc] mm: Add missing global TLB invalidate if cxl is active
(Steve Best) [1449178 1440776]
- [powerpc] boot: Fix zImage TOC alignment (Gustavo Duarte) [1444343

- [scsi] qla2xxx: Defer marking device lost when receiving an RSCN
(Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Fix typo in driver (Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Fix crash in qla2xxx_eh_abort on bad ptr (Himanshu
Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Avoid that issuing a LIP triggers a kernel crash
(Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Add fix to read correct register value for ISP82xx
(Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Disable the adapter and skip error recovery in case of
register disconnect (Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]

- [mm] hugetlb: don't use reserved during VM_SHARED mapping cow (Larry
Woodman) [1445184 1385473]

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected kernel packages. Note that the updated package may
not be immediately available from the package repository or its

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101138 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000364

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