[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR2 2.6.39 on OL5 and OL6 (ELSA-2019-4812)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Mon Oct 21 03:23:13 PDT 2019

Synopsis: ELSA-2019-4812 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2011-5327 CVE-2019-14283

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2019-4812.
More information about this errata can be found at


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-2019-14283: Denial-of-service in floppy disk geometry setting during insertion.

Missing input validation in the floppy disk geometry setting calls could
allow a malicious local user with access to the floppy device to cause
an out-of-bounds access either crashing the system or leaking the
contents of kernel memory.

Orabug: 30318221

* CVE-2011-5327: Denial-of-service when using TCM Virtual SAS target and Linux/SCSI LDD fabric loopback module.

A logic error when using TCM Virtual SAS target and Linux/SCSI LDD
fabric loopback module could lead to an out-of-bounds access. A
local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service.

Orabug: 30254296


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

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