[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 on OL6 and OL7 (ELBA-2020-5521)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Jan 29 01:16:35 PST 2020

Synopsis: ELBA-2020-5521 can now be patched using Ksplice

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory, ELBA-2020-5521.
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


* Memory leak in Mellanox ConnextX HCA Infiniband CX-3 virtual functions.

Missing resource deallocation for Mellanox ConnectX HCA CX-3 virtual
function handling could result in a memory leak and eventual resource

Orabug: 30800573, 30810659, 30810694, 30778457

* Denial-of-service in Emulex LightPulse Fibre Channel LIP testing.

Missing link fault error handling in the Emulex LightPulse Fibre Channel
driver could result in a link reset during LIP testing.

Orabug: 30708960

* Memory allocation stall during direct compaction on large allocations.

Excessive direct memory reclaim and compaction could result in stalls
when performing larger memory allocations under specific conditions.

Orabug: 30651572


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

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