[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR6 5.4.17 on OL7 and OL8 (CVE-2022-4378)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Dec 13 15:41:59 UTC 2022

Synopsis: CVE-2022-4378 can now be patched using Ksplice.

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against CVE-2022-4378.


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-2022-4378: Privilege escalation in the proc filesystem.

Incorrect bounds checking and an integer overflow in the proc
filesystem could lead to out-of-bounds memory writes.  An unprivileged
user could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service or elevate


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

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