[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for Oracle Enhanced RHCK 7 (ELBA-2021-2314-1)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Jun 15 01:40:13 PDT 2021

Synopsis: ELBA-2021-2314-1 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2020-12362 CVE-2020-12363 CVE-2020-12364 CVE-2020-27170 CVE-2020-27171 CVE-2020-8648 CVE-2021-3347

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory, ELBA-2021-2314-1.
More information about this errata can be found at


We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running Oracle Enhanced
RHCK 7 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-2020-27170, CVE-2020-27171: Information disclosure in BPF verifier.

Multiple flaws in the BPF verifier implementation could result in
incorrect arithmetic operations. A local user could use these flaws
to cause information disclosure.

* CVE-2020-8648: Use-after-free in the virtual terminal driver.

A locking error in the virtual terminal driver could lead to a
use-after-free. A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial-
of-service or escalate privileges.

* CVE-2021-3347: Privilege escalation in the Fast Userspace Mutexes.

A flaw in the Fast Userspace Mutexes implementation could lead to
a use-after-free. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system
or escalate their privileges.

* CVE-2020-12362, CVE-2020-12363 and CVE-2020-12364: Privilege escalation in Intel 8xx/9xx/G3x/G4x/HD Graphics driver.

An issue with Intel 8xx/9xx/G3x/G4x/HD Graphics firmware could lead to
an integer overflow or a NULL pointer dereference. A local attacker
could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service or escalate


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

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