[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for RHCK 6 (ELSA-2020-0790)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Mar 12 12:52:58 PDT 2020

Synopsis: ELSA-2020-0790 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2019-17055 CVE-2019-17133

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2020-0790.
More information about this errata can be found at


We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running RHCK 6 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-2019-17055: Permission bypass when creating a Modular ISDN socket.

A missing check on user capabilities when creating a Modular ISDN socket
could lead to a permission bypass.

* CVE-2019-17133: Denial-of-service in WiFI SIOCGIWESSID ioctl().

Missing bounds checks when copying an SSID in the SIOCGIWESSID ioctl()
for an 802.11 WiFi device could result in a buffer overflow and kernel


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

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