[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for Oracle Enhanced RHCK 7 (ELBA-2021-1397-1)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue May 4 03:32:37 PDT 2021

Synopsis: ELBA-2021-1397-1 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2021-20261

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory, ELBA-2021-1397-1.
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-2021-20261: Denial-of-service in Floppy Disk Drive Controller driver.

A missing error handling in the Floppy Disk Drive Controller driver
could lead to a race condition and memory corruption. A local,
privileged user could use this flaw for a denial-of-service.


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

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