[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for RHCK 7 (ELSA-2018-1629)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Sun May 27 08:10:20 PDT 2018
Synopsis: ELSA-2018-1629 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-2018-1629.
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running RHCK 7 install
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-2018-3639: Speculative Store Bypass information leak.
A hardware sidechannel with speculative stores could allow a malicious,
unprivileged user to leak the contents of privileged memory.
This update enables the speculative store bypass mitigation by default
when supported microcode is loaded and can be manually enabled/disabled
by writing 1/0 to /proc/sys/vm/ksplice_ssbd_control. The
/proc/sys/vm/ksplice_ssbd_status file reports the current mitigation
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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