[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (CVE-2016-0728 for UEK release 4)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Jan 19 08:51:58 PST 2016
Synopsis: CVE-2016-0728 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-2016-0728: Privilege escalation in session keyrings.
A reference count imbalance with session keyrings could result in a
use-after-free condition. A local, unprivileged user could use this
flaw to crash the system or gain arbitrary code execution in the kernel.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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