[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (ELSA-2016-3501)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Jan 12 02:39:54 PST 2016
Synopsis: ELSA-2016-3501 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2015-2925 CVE-2015-7872
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Security Advisory, ELSA-2016-3501.
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-2015-2925: Privilege escalation in bind mounts inside namespaces.
Incorrect handling of renames inside container bind mounts could allow a
local user to escape a container and escalate privileges under specific
* CVE-2015-7872: Denial-of-service when garbage collecting
A logic error in the security keyring subsystem leads to a kernel crash
when garbage collecting a un-instantiated keyring. A local, un-privileged
user can use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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