[El-errata] New Ksplice updates for UEKR6 5.4.17 on OL7 and OL8 (ELSA-2022-9442)

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue May 31 08:35:18 UTC 2022

Synopsis: ELSA-2022-9442 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2022-1852

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2022-9442.
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-2022-1852: Denial-of-service in Kernel-based Virtual Machine.

A logic flaw in decoding instructions for emulation of Kernel-based
Virtual Machine could result in staling of emulation context. A local
user could use this flaw for denial-of-service.

Orabug: 34211496


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

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