[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for RHCK 8 (ELSA-2022-5564)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Aug 16 14:18:28 UTC 2022

Synopsis: ELSA-2022-5564 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2022-1729

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2022-5564.
More information about this errata can be found at


We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running RHCK 8 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-2022-1729: Privilege escalation in Performance Events due to improper locking.

Improper locking in the Performance Events implementation when opening
and associating a performance event to a task/CPU could result in a race
condition. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw for privilege


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

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