[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for Oracle Enhanced RHCK 7 (ELSA-2017-2473-1)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Aug 16 16:10:05 PDT 2017

Synopsis: ELSA-2017-2473-1 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2017-7533

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2017-2473-1.


We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running Oracle Enhanced
RHCK 7 install these updates.

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-2017-7533: Privilege escalation in inotify during file rename.

A race condition in inotify when renaming a file can result in kernel
memory corruption. A local attacker could use this flaw to escalate


Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.

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