[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for Oracle Enhanced RHCK 5 (ELSA-2018-4219)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Sep 19 13:48:55 PDT 2018

Synopsis: ELSA-2018-4219 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2018-8897

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2018-4219.


We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running Oracle Enhanced
RHCK 5 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 breakpoint handling.

Incorrect stack management of data watchpoints and breakpoints could
allow an unprivileged user to crash the system.

Orabug: 28452062


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

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