[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (ELSA-2015-3033)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Fri Apr 24 11:38:31 PDT 2015

Synopsis: ELSA-2015-3033 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2014-3215 CVE-2014-9584

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Security Advisory, ELSA-2015-3033.


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-2014-3215: Privilege escalation in seunshare execution of binaries.

A bug in libcap-ng could allow local, unpriviliged users to potentially
escalate priviliges on a system, exploitable through seunshare and other

* CVE-2014-9584: Out-of-bounds memory access in ISO filesystem when printing ER records.

A missing input validation when printing ER records on the iso9660 driver
could lead to an out-of-bounds memory write, potentially leading to a
kernel panic.  A local attacker could use a corrupted ISO file to cause a


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

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