[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for RHCK 8 (ELSA-2019-1959)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Aug 1 09:17:03 PDT 2019
Synopsis: ELSA-2019-1959 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2018-20784 CVE-2019-11085 CVE-2019-11810 CVE-2019-11811
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2019-1959.
More information about this errata can be found at
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running RHCK 8 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-2019-11085: Privilege escalation in Intel i915 pass-through devices.
Incorrect address validation for an Intel i915 device passed through to
a virtual machine could result in an out-of-bounds memory access. A
privileged user in the VM could use this flaw to crash the host or
potentially leak the memory contents of the host or other VMs on the
* CVE-2019-11810: Denial-of-service in LSI Logic MegaRAID probing.
A logic error in the LSI Logic MegaRAID device probing could result in a
NULL pointer dereference and kernel crash under specific conditions.
* CVE-2019-11811: Privilege escalation in IPMI module unload.
Incorrect error handling could result in an invalid pointer dereference
on reads of /proc/ioports after unloading the IPMI driver. A local user
could use this flaw to crash the system, disclose sensitive memory
contents or potentially escalate privileges.
* CVE-2018-20784: Denial-of-service in task scheduling.
A logic in the kernel task scheduler could result in an infinite loop
under high load conditions. A local, unprivileged user could use this
flaw to cause a denial of service.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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