[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (ELSA-2014-2008-1)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Fri Dec 19 18:01:01 PST 2014

Synopsis: ELSA-2014-2008-1 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2014-9090 CVE-2014-9322

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Security Advisory, ELSA-2014-2008-1.


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-2014-9090, CVE-2014-9322: Denial-of-service in double-fault 
handling on bad stack segment.

A flaw when handling double faults associated with the stack segment
register could lead to a kernel panic.  A local, unprivileged user could
use this flaw via the modify_ldt() system call to cause a


Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.

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