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A systemd security and bug fix update has been released for Oracle Linux 8.



El-errata: ELSA-2023-0837 Moderate: Oracle Linux 8 systemd security and bug fix update


Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2023-0837

  http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2023-0837.html

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

x86_64:
systemd-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.i686.rpm
systemd-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.x86_64.rpm
systemd-container-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.i686.rpm
systemd-container-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.x86_64.rpm
systemd-devel-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.i686.rpm
systemd-devel-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.x86_64.rpm
systemd-journal-remote-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.x86_64.rpm
systemd-libs-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.i686.rpm
systemd-libs-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.x86_64.rpm
systemd-pam-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.x86_64.rpm
systemd-tests-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.x86_64.rpm
systemd-udev-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.x86_64.rpm

aarch64:
systemd-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.aarch64.rpm
systemd-container-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.aarch64.rpm
systemd-devel-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.aarch64.rpm
systemd-journal-remote-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.aarch64.rpm
systemd-libs-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.aarch64.rpm
systemd-pam-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.aarch64.rpm
systemd-tests-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.aarch64.rpm
systemd-udev-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.aarch64.rpm

SRPMS:
  http://oss.oracle.com/ol8/SRPMS-updates//systemd-239-68.0.2.el8_7.4.src.rpm

Related CVEs:

CVE-2022-4415



Description of changes:

[239-68.0.2]
- Backport upstream pstore dmesg fix [Orabug: 34850699]
- Standardize ioctl (BTRFS_IOC_QGROUP_CREATE) check and return -ENOTCONN, if quota is not enabled [Orabug: 34694253]
- Disable unprivileged BPF by default [Orabug: 32870980]
- backport upstream pstore tmpfiles patch [Orabug: 31420486]
- udev rules: fix memory hot add and remove [Orabug: 31310273]
- fix to enable systemd-pstore.service [Orabug: 30951066]
- journal: change support URL shown in the catalog entries [Orabug: 30853009]
- fix to generate systemd-pstore.service file [Orabug: 30230056]
- fix _netdev is missing for iscsi entry in /etc/fstab (tony.l.lam@oracle.com) [Orabug: 25897792]
- set "RemoveIPC=no" in logind.conf as default for OL7.2 [Orabug: 22224874]
- allow dm remove ioctl to co-operate with UEK3 (Vaughan Cao) [Orabug: 18467469]
- add hv dynamic memory support (Jerry Snitselaar) [Orabug: 18621475]
- Backport upstream patches for the new systemd-pstore tool (Eric DeVolder) [OraBug: 30230056]

[239-68.4]
- basic: add STRERROR() wrapper for strerror_r() (#2155519)
- coredump: put context array into a struct (#2155519)
- coredump: do not allow user to access coredumps with changed uid/gid/capabilities (#2155519)

[239-68.3]
- core: bring manager_startup() and manager_reload() more inline (#2164049)

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