[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for Oracle Enhanced RHCK 7 (ELBA-2019-0818-1)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Apr 25 06:32:18 PDT 2019
Synopsis: ELBA-2019-0818-1 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2019-6974 CVE-2019-7221
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory, ELBA-2019-0818-1.
More information about this errata can be found at
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running Oracle Enhanced
RHCK 7 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-2019-7221: Use-after-free in nested KVM preemption timer.
A failure to cancel a nested KVM timer before freeing it can result in a
use-after-free. A guest VM could use this flaw to crash the host.
* CVE-2019-6974: Use-after-free in KVM device creation.
A reference count manipulation error when creating a KVM device can result in
an early free, leading to a use-after-free. A local user with access to KVM
could use this flaw to cause a kernel crash or potentially escalate privileges.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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