[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR6 5.4.17 on OL7 and OL8 (ELSA-2021-9371)
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Jul 22 05:59:32 PDT 2021
Synopsis: ELSA-2021-9371 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-2021-9371.
More information about this errata can be found at
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running UEKR6 5.4.17 on
OL7 and OL8 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-2021-33909: Code execution in the virtual file system.
An unsigned to signed integer conversion flaw in the virtual file system
implementation could lead to a system crash. A local attacker could use
this flaw to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service.
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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