[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for RHCK 5 (ELSA-2017-0323)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Sat Feb 25 12:52:57 PST 2017

Synopsis: ELSA-2017-0323 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2017-2634 CVE-2017-6074

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2017-0323.


We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running RHCK 5 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-2017-6074: Denial-of-service when using IPV6_RECVPKTINFO socket option.

A logic error when using IPV6_RECVPKTINFO socket option could lead to a
use-after-free. A local user could use this flaw to cause a

* CVE-2017-2634: Remote denial-of-service in DCCP protocol over IPv6.

Incorrect handling of IPv6 connections when using DCCP could result in
memory corruption.  A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the


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

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