[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for RHCK 7 (RHSA-2018:1852)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Fri Jun 22 13:47:52 PDT 2018


Synopsis: RHSA-2018:1852 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2018-3665

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle kernel update, RHSA-2018:1852.

INSTALLING THE UPDATES

We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running 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


DESCRIPTION

* CVE-2018-3665: Information leak in floating point registers.

An information leak from floating point registers when lazy FPU context
switching was performed could allow a malicious local user to gain
access to sensitive information across process boundaries.

SUPPORT

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





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