[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR2 2.6.39 on OL5 and OL6 (ELSA-2020-5754)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Jul 16 13:08:48 PDT 2020

Synopsis: ELSA-2020-5754 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2019-15214 CVE-2019-19533

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2020-5754.
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-2019-19533: Information leak in Technotrend/Hauppauge USB DEC driver.

A missing zeroing of memory when doing transfers in Technotrend /
Hauppauge USB DEC driver could lead to an information leak.  A local
attacker could use this flaw to gain information about running kernel
and facilitate an attack.

Orabug: 31351122

* CVE-2019-15214: Use-after-free when connecting ALSA cards.

A race condition when connecting an ALSA sound device could result in
prematurely freeing associated data structures. A malicious device might
exploit this to cause a denial-of-service or memory corruption.

Orabug: 31351895


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

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