[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR5 4.14.35 on OL7 (ELSA-2020-5540)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Feb 26 01:16:49 PST 2020

Synopsis: ELSA-2020-5540 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-2020-5540.
More information about this errata can be found at


We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running UEKR5 4.14.35
on 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: 30847136


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

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