[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (CVE-2016-5696)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Aug 18 05:53:10 PDT 2016
Synopsis: CVE-2016-5696 can now be patched using Ksplice
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack on EL 6 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-2016-5696: Session hijacking in TCP connections.
A logic error in the core TCP subsystem can allow attackers to easily
guess secret information and inject arbitrary packets into a TCP stream.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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