Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-0933-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

- [3.10.0-514.16.1.0.1.el7.OL7]
- [ipc] ipc/sem.c: bugfix for semctl(,,GETZCNT) (Manfred Spraul) [orabug
22552377]
- Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko)
- Oracle Linux RHCK Module Signing Key was compiled into kernel
(olkmod_signing_key.x509)(<A HREF='https://oss.oracle.com/mailman/listinfo/el-errata'>alexey.petrenko at oracle.com</A>)
- Update x509.genkey [bug 24817676]

[3.10.0-514.16.1.el7]
- [tty] n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf ('Herton R. Krzesinski')
[1429919 1429920] {CVE-2017-2636}
- [md] dm rq: cope with DM device destruction while in
dm_old_request_fn() (Mike Snitzer) [1430334 1412854]
- [fs] nfs: Fix inode corruption in nfs_prime_dcache() (Benjamin
Coddington) [1429514 1416532]
- [fs] nfs: Don't let readdirplus revalidate an inode that was marked as
stale (Benjamin Coddington) [1429514 1416532]
- [block] Copy a user iovec if it includes gaps (Jeff Moyer) [1429508
1421263]
- [kernel] percpu-refcount: fix reference leak during percpu-atomic
transition (Jeff Moyer) [1429507 1418333]
- [powerpc] eeh: eeh_pci_enable(): fix checking of post-request state
(Steve Best) [1425538 1383670]
- [s390] mm: handle PTE-mapped tail pages in fast gup (Hendrik
Brueckner) [1423438 1391532]
- [net] skbuff: Fix skb checksum partial check (Lance Richardson)
[1422964 1411480]
- [net] skbuff: Fix skb checksum flag on skb pull (Lance Richardson)
[1422964 1411480]
- [security] selinux: fix off-by-one in setprocattr (Paul Moore)
[1422368 1422369] {CVE-2017-2618}
- [virtio] balloon: check the number of available pages in leak balloon
(David Hildenbrand) [1417194 1401615]
- [infiniband] ib/rdmavt: Only put mmap_info ref if it exists (Jonathan
Toppins) [1417191 1391299]
- [x86] kvm: x86: make lapic hrtimer pinned (Luiz Capitulino) [1416373
1392593]
- [kernel] sched/nohz: Fix affine unpinned timers mess (Luiz Capitulino)
[1416373 1392593]
- [kernel] nohz: Affine unpinned timers to housekeepers (Luiz
Capitulino) [1416373 1392593]
- [kernel] tick-sched: add housekeeping_mask cpumask (Luiz Capitulino)
[1416373 1392593]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Add UV4-specific functions (Frank Ramsay)
[1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Fix payload queue setup on UV4 hardware (Frank
Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Disable software timeout on UV4 hardware (Frank
Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Populate ->uvhub_version with UV4 version
information (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Use generic function pointers (Frank Ramsay)
[1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Add generic function pointers (Frank Ramsay)
[1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Convert uv_physnodeaddr() use to
uv_gpa_to_offset() (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Clean up pq_init() (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Clean up and update printks (Frank Ramsay)
[1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Clean up vertical alignment (Frank Ramsay)
[1414715 1386692]
- [virtio] virtio-pci: alloc only resources actually used (Laurent
Vivier) [1413093 1375153]
- [net] avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Sabrina
Dubroca) [1412473 1412474] {CVE-2016-9793}
- [netdrv] sfc: clear napi_hash state when copying channels (Jarod
Wilson) [1401461 1394304]
- [lib] mpi: Fix NULL ptr dereference in mpi_powm() (Mateusz Guzik)
[1398457 1398458] {CVE-2016-8650}
- [scsi] lpfc: Fix eh_deadline setting for sli3 adapters (Ewan Milne)
[1430687 1366564]
- [md] dm round robin: revert 'use percpu 'repeat_count' and
'current_path'' (Mike Snitzer) [1430689 1422567]
- [md] dm round robin: do not use this_cpu_ptr() without having
preemption disabled (Mike Snitzer) [1430689 1422567]
- Revert: [x86] Handle non enumerated CPU after physical hotplug (Prarit
Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]
- Revert: [x86] smp: Don't try to poke disabled/non-existent APIC
(Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]
- Revert: [x86] smpboot: Init apic mapping before usage (Prarit
Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]
- Revert: [x86] revert 'perf/uncore: Disable uncore on kdump kernel'
(Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]
- Revert: [x86] perf/x86/intel/uncore: Fix hardcoded socket 0 assumption
in the Haswell init code (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-April/006863.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99386 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8650
CVE-2016-9793
CVE-2017-2618
CVE-2017-2636

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