[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR2 2.6.39 on OL5 and OL6 (ELSA-2018-4269)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Fri Nov 9 07:26:51 PST 2018
Synopsis: ELSA-2018-4269 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-2018-4269.
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running UEKR2 2.6.39 on
OL5 and OL6 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-2018-7757: Memory leak when reading invalid_dword_count attribute of SAS Domain Transport driver.
A missing free when reading invalid_dword_count attribute of SAS Domain
Transport driver could lead to a memory leak. A local attacker could use
this flaw to exhaust kernel memory and cause a denial-of-service.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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