[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 on OL6 and OL7 (ELBA-2018-4221)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Mon Sep 24 03:20:51 PDT 2018

Synopsis: ELBA-2018-4221 can now be patched using Ksplice

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory, ELBA-2018-4221.


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


* Incorrect Meltdown vulnerability reporting on Xen paravirtualized guests.

Xen paravirtualized guests get their Meltdown protection from the
hypervisor but this was not reflected correctly in the

Orabug: 28476681


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

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