[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (ELBA-2016-3524)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Mar 9 09:17:06 PST 2016
Synopsis: ELBA-2016-3524 can now be patched using Ksplice
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle kernel update, ELBA-2016-3524.
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
Alternatively, you can install these updates by running:
# /usr/sbin/uptrack-upgrade -y
* Use-after-free in the ext4 filesystem on asynchronous direct I/O write.
A freed pointer was not properly reset to NULL in the ext4 filesystem when
doing asynchronous direct I/O writes, leading to a double-free on certain
conditions. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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