[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 on OL6 and OL7 (ELSA-2020-5543)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Feb 26 01:14:50 PST 2020

Synopsis: ELSA-2020-5543 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2020-2732

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2020-5543.
More information about this errata can be found at


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


* CVE-2020-2732: Privilege escalation in Intel KVM nested emulation.

Incorrect handling of emulated instructions and IO bitmaps could allow
an unprivileged user in a nested KVM guest instance to crash the system
or potentially, escalate privileges.

Orabug: 30944739


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

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