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New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 on OL6 and OL7 are available.



New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 on OL6 and OL7 (ELSA-2023-12565)


Synopsis: ELSA-2023-12565 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2022-1679 CVE-2022-20141 CVE-2022-3424 CVE-2023-1118 CVE-2023-2269 CVE-2023-3159 CVE-2023-34256

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2023-12565.
More information about this errata can be found at
https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2023-12565.html

INSTALLING THE UPDATES

We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running UEKR4 4.1.12 on
OL6 and OL7 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

DESCRIPTION

* CVE-2022-20141: Privilege escalation in inet sockets.

A locking error when opening/closing inet sockets could lead to a
use-after-free. A local attacker could use this flaw to escalate
privileges or cause a denial-of-service.

Orabug: 35448048

* CVE-2022-3424: Denial-of-service in SGI GRU driver.

A logic error when using SGI GRU driver could lead to a use-after-free.
A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service.

Orabug: 35180779

* CVE-2023-1118: Use-after-free in ENE eHome Receiver/Transceiver driver.

A logic error in the ENE integrated infrared receiver/transceiver leads
to a use-after-free. A local user can use this flaw to cause
denial-of-service or escalate privileges.

Orabug: 35181652

* CVE-2022-1679: Use-after-free in Atheros ath9k wireless device driver.

Improper handling of some error conditions in Atheros ath9k wireless
device driver could lead to a use-after-free. A local user could use
this flaw to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.

Orabug: 35448003

* CVE-2023-34256: Out-of-bounds read in ext4 checksum handling.

An arithmetic error in a checksum generation routine in the ext4 driver
can lead to an out-of-bounds read. This flaw could be exploited by a
malicious local user to leak sensitive information or to aid in another
type of attack.

Orabug: 35457204

* CVE-2023-2269: Denial-of-service in Device Mapper-Multipathing subsystem.

A possible recursive locking scenario in Linux Kernel Device Mapper
Multipathing subsystem can lead to a deadlock. A local user can use
this flaw to cause denial of service.

Orabug: 35354880

* CVE-2023-3159: Use-after-free in Firewire driver.

A data race in Firewire driver could lead to a use-after-free. A local
attacker with special privilege could use this flaw to cause a denial
of service or execute arbitrary code.

Orabug: 35493606

SUPPORT

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