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A dtrace bug fix update has been released for Oracle Linux 8.

El-errata: ELBA-2023-12165 Oracle Linux 8 dtrace bug fix update

Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory ELBA-2023-12165

The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 8 have been uploaded to the Unbreakable Linux Network:




Description of changes:

- Fix evaluation order of bcopy() arguments and lift non-alloca restriction
on the source address. (Eugene Loh, Kris Van Hees)
- Implement actions: clear(), tracemem(). (Kris Van Hees, Eugene Loh)
- Implement subroutines: copyout(), copyinstr(). (Kris Van Hees, Eugene Loh)
- Implement options: switchrate, aggrate.
- Implement provider: cpc. (Eugene Loh)
- Implement provider: proc.
- Implement built-in variable: uregs. (Eugene Loh)
- Increase strtab maximum size.
- Support using indirect load instructions for pointers to alloca()'d and
DTrace managed memory. (Kris Van Hees, Eugene Loh)
- Fix arg0 and arg1 for profile-* and tick-* probes. (Eugene Loh)
- Implement runtime bounds checking for scalar array access. (Eugene Loh)
- Updated manpage and moved to dtrace.8.
- Support arbitrary address pointers for basename(), dirname(), strchr(),
strrchr(), and inet_ntoa(). (Eugene Loh), [Orabug: 34857846]
- Add runtime bounds checking for scalar array access. (Eugene Loh)
[Orabug: 35045463]
- Various testsuite fixes and improvements. [Orabug: 34829509]
- Various code improvements. [Orabug: 34829509]

- Support both libfuse 2 and libfuse 3.