[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for RHCK 6 (ELSA-2017-1372)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed May 31 06:47:41 PDT 2017

Synopsis: ELSA-2017-1372 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2017-6214

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2017-1372.


We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running RHCK 6 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-2017-6214: Denial-of-service when splicing from TCP socket.

A specially crafted packet can be queued to trigger an infinite loop in
IPv4 subsystem. This can be exploited by a remote attacker to cause


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

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