[Ksplice][Fedora-17-updates] New updates available via Ksplice (CVE-2013-2850)

Samson Yeung samson.yeung at oracle.com
Fri May 31 00:08:45 PDT 2013

Synopsis: CVE-2013-2850 can now be patched using Ksplice

Systems running Fedora 17 can now use Ksplice to patch against 


We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack on Fedora 17 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-2013-2850: Remote heap buffer overflow in iSCSI target subsystem.

If an iSCSI target is configured and listening on the network, a remote
attacker can corrupt heap memory, and gain kernel execution control over
the system and gain kernel code execution.


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

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