[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR2 2.6.39 on OL5 and OL6 (ELSA-2017-3576)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Fri May 26 08:30:44 PDT 2017
Synopsis: ELSA-2017-3576 can now be patched using Ksplice
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2017-3576.
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running UEKR2 2.6.39 on
OL5 and OL6 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-2017-8890: Denial-of-service in TCP and DCCP socket manipulation.
A failure to correctly initialise a structure can result in a double
free, leading to undefined behaviour. A local unprivileged attacker
could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service or other unspecified
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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