[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Nov 14 14:12:31 PST 2012
Synopsis: 2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5 can now be patched using Ksplice
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle kernel update, 2.6.18-308.20.1.0.1.el5.
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack on EL 5 install these
On systems that have "autoinstall = yes" in /etc/uptrack/uptrack.conf,
these updates will be installed automatically and you do not need to
take any action.
Alternatively, you can install these updates by running:
# /usr/sbin/uptrack-upgrade -y
* CVE-2012-2100: Divide-by-zero mounting an ext4 filesystem.
The sanity check added in the original CVE-2009-4307 fix relied on
undefined compiler behaviour, which meant that it worked only on
specific architectures and didn't work on x86 for example.
This fix replaces the check with a standards compliant check which works
on all architectures.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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