[El-errata] New updates available via Ksplice (ELSA-2016-3554)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Fri May 6 08:44:06 PDT 2016
Synopsis: ELSA-2016-3554 can now be patched using Ksplice
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Security Advisory, ELSA-2016-3554.
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-2015-8767: Denial-of-service in SCTP heartbeat timeout.
Incorrect locking when accepting an SCTP connection during the 4-way
handshake could result in deadlock. A local user could use this flaw to
block SCTP connections.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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