[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (ELSA-2016-0045)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Jan 20 14:51:45 PST 2016
Synopsis: ELSA-2016-0045 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2015-5364 CVE-2015-5366
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Security Advisory, ELSA-2016-0045.
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
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
* CVE-2015-5364, CVE-2015-5366: Kernel hang on UDP flood with wrong checksums.
A flaw in the UDP handling of wrong checksums could lead to a kernel hang
under a UDP flood attack. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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