[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 on OL6 and OL7 (ELSA-2018-4096)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed May 9 08:41:16 PDT 2018
Synopsis: ELSA-2018-4096 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2018-1087 CVE-2018-8897
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2018-4096.
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running UEKR4 4.1.12 on
OL6 and OL7 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-2018-8897: Denial-of-service in KVM breakpoint handling.
Incorrect stack management of data watchpoints and breakpoints could
allow an unprivileged user to crash the system.
* CVE-2018-1087: KVM guest breakpoint privilege escalation.
Incorrect breakpoint emulation for a KVM guest could allow a local,
unprivileged user to escalate privileges inside the guest.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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