[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 on OL6 and OL7 (ELBA-2020-5557)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Mar 10 05:14:23 PDT 2020

Synopsis: ELBA-2020-5557 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-2020-5557.
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


* Denial-of-service in XFS whiteout renames.

Incorrect locking when performing renames with RENAME_WHITEOUT set could
result in deadlock and a kernel hang.  A local, unprivileged user could
use this flaw to hang the system.

Orabug: 30902190

* Failure to join multipath RDS/TCP cluster.

A logic error when re-establishing a multipath RDS over TCP connection
could result in nodes failing to rejoin a cluster under specific

Orabug: 30870743


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

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