[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (ELSA-2015-3036)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu May 14 07:33:54 PDT 2015

Synopsis: ELSA-2015-3036 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2015-2150 CVE-2015-3331

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Security Advisory, ELSA-2015-3036.


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


* Improved fix to CVE-2015-2150: Denial-of-service in Xen PCI passthrough devices.

Incorrect restrictions to PCI device configuration could allow a
privileged user in a Xen guest to trigger a fatal NMI in the host.  A
privileged, local user could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service.

* CVE-2015-3331: Denial-of-service in Intel AES RFC4106 decryption.

Incorrect mapping of buffers in the Intel AES RFC4106 implementation
could result in a kernel crash.  A local, unprivileged user with access
to AF_ALG(aead) sockets could use this flaw to trigger a


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

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