[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
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-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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