[El-errata] New glibc updates available via Ksplice (ELSA-2015-2172)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Nov 26 02:33:51 PST 2015
Synopsis: ELSA-2015-2172 can now be patched using Ksplice
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Security Advisory, ELSA-2015-2172.
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice on OL 7 install these updates.
You can install these updates by running:
# ksplice -y user upgrade
* CVE-2015-5277: Privilege escalation in nss_files file parsing.
Incorrect handling of long lines in nss_files could result heap
corruption. A local attacker could potentially use this flaw to
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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