[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR6 5.4.17 on OL7 and OL8 (ELSA-2022-9211)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Fri Mar 18 15:49:34 UTC 2022

Synopsis: ELSA-2022-9211 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2022-0847

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2022-9211.
More information about this errata can be found at


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-2022-0847: Privilege escalation in pipe buffers.

A flaw in the initialization of pipe buffers may allow reading of
stale data from the underlying page cache.  A local user could use
this flaw to write to read-only files or escalate privileges.

Orabug: 33942329


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

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