[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR2 2.6.39 on OL5 and OL6 (ELSA-2020-5560)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Mar 12 06:30:23 PDT 2020

Synopsis: ELSA-2020-5560 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2019-15291

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2020-5560.
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-2019-15291: Denial-of-service in B2C2 FlexCop driver probing.

Incorrect device validation when probing a B2C2 FlexCop driver could
result in a NULL pointer dereference and kernel crash.  A local user
with the ability to insert USB devices could use this flaw to crash the

Orabug: 30864535

* IO hang in Reliable Datagram Socket remote DMA socket closing.

A logic error when dropping an RDMA socket could result in hung tasks
and application timeouts.

Orabug: 30650888


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

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