[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 on OL6 and OL7 (ELSA-2020-5917)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Nov 24 08:51:14 PST 2020
Synopsis: ELSA-2020-5917 can now be patched using Ksplice
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2020-5917.
More information about this errata can be found at
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
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
* CVE-2020-8694: Platypus Attack Mitigation.
A side-channel attack utilizing the Intel RAPL subsystem driver may
cause an information leak. This may allow an unprivileged user to
view confidential data.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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