[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (ELSA-2014-3069)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Mon Aug 11 18:44:02 PDT 2014
Synopsis: ELSA-2014-3069 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2014-4667 CVE-2014-5077
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Security Advisory, ELSA-2014-3069.
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-2014-4667: Denial-of-service in SCTP stack when unpacking a
Incorrect reference counting in the error path of sctp_unpack_cookie()
could corrupt the backlog reference counter, preventing any future SCTP
association. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a
* CVE-2014-5077: Remote denial-of-service in SCTP on simultaneous
Linux kernel built with the support for Stream Control Transmission
Protocol is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference flaw. It could occur
when simultaneous new connections are initiated between the same pair of
hosts. A remote user/program could use this flaw to crash the system kernel
resulting in denial-of-service.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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