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New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 has been released for Oracle Linux 6 and 7.

El-errata: New Ksplice updates for UEKR4 4.1.12 on OL6 and OL7 (OVMSA-2023-0001)

Synopsis: OVMSA-2023-0001 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2022-2663 CVE-2022-3586 CVE-2022-3594 CVE-2022-41850 CVE-2022-43750

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch against the latest Oracle VM Security Fix Advisory, OVMSA-2023-0001.

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


* Note: Oracle will not provide a zero-downtime update for CVE-2022-3594.
Improper management of logging in the r8152 driver when handling interrupts can lead to logging of excessive data. A remote attacker could use this flaw to flood the system logs and hinder the ability to detect anomalous conditions.

The kernel is not affected by CVE-2022-3594 since the code under consideration is not compiled.

Orabug: 34719940

* CVE-2022-3586: Use-after-free in network scheduler.

A race condition in net scheduler when enqueuing a socket buffer into a queue discipline may lead to a use-after-free. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service or disclose sensitive information.

* CVE-2022-41850: Use-after-free in Roccat support driver.

A race condition in Roccat support driver may lead to a
read-after-free. A local user could use this flaw to gain
sensitive information as a part of another type of attack.

* CVE-2022-43750: Use-after-free in USB monitor.

Incorrect permission flags set on userspace memory mappings in usbmon could lead to a use-after-free. A local attacker could use this flaw for a denial-of-service or escalate privileges.

Orabug: 34820828

* Improved fix to CVE-2022-2663: Firewall bypass in IRC connection tracking.
An issue in nf_conntrack_irc in unencrypted IRC protocol message handling could result in messages being incorrectly matched by the firewall. A remote user could use this flaw to bypass local firewall rules.

Orabug: 34872056


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