[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (CVE-2016-3157)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Mon Mar 21 10:20:53 PDT 2016
Synopsis: CVE-2016-3157 can now be patched using Ksplice
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against CVE-2016-3157 for all releases of Oracle UEK.
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack on Oracle Linux 5, 6 and 7
install this update.
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-2016-3157: Xen I/O port access privilege escalation in x86-64.
User mode processes not supposed to be able to access I/O ports may
be granted such permission, potentially resulting in one or more of
in-guest privilege escalation, guest crashes (Denial of Service), or
in-guest information leaks.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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