[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for Oracle Enhanced RHCK 7 (3.10.0-514.

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue May 30 04:07:13 PDT 2017

Synopsis: 3.10.0-514. can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2016-10208 CVE-2016-7910 CVE-2016-8646 CVE-2017-5986 CVE-2017-6353 CVE-2017-7308 CVE-2017-7895

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle kernel update, 3.10.0-514.


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-2017-7895: Remote information leak in kernel NFS server.

Missing bounds checks could result in an out-of-bounds memory access,
allowing a remote attacker to leak the contents of kernel memory.

* CVE-2016-10208: Denial-of-service when mounting ext4 image with large metablock group.

A missing check when mounting an ext4 image with a high first metablock
group value could lead to a buffer overflow. A local attacker with mount
capability could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service.

* CVE-2017-5986, CVE-2017-6353: Denial-of-service when using SCTP socket with concurrent thread.

A BUG_ON() could be triggered when queueing data in a full SCTP socket
while another thread disassociates the first thread from the socket. A
local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service.

* CVE-2017-7308: Memory corruption in AF_PACKET socket options.

Multiple integer overflows in the AF_PACKET setsockopt implementation can
trigger kernel memory corruption. A local user could use this flaw to elevate

* CVE-2016-7910: Privilege escalation in block seq_file implementation.

A use-after-free in the seq_file usage inside the block subsystem could
result in a kernel crash, or under specific conditions, privilege

* CVE-2016-8646: Denial-of-service in cryptographic algorithm sockets.

Incorrect assumptions about sequencing of calls to hash algorithms could
result in a kernel crash with specific algorithms if accept() was called
on the socket before data was received.  A local, unprivileged user
could use this flaw to crash the system.


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

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