New Ksplice updates for UEKR6 5.4.17 on OL7 and OL8 (CVE-2023-4911)
Synopsis: CVE-2023-4911 can now be patched using Ksplice
Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack running UEKR6 5.4.17 on
OL7 and OL8 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-2023-4911: Buffer overflow in the GNU C Library's dynamic loader while processing environment variables.
Incorrect processing of environment variables in the GNU C Library's
dynamic loader ld.so can result in buffer overflow. This flaw could
allow a local attacker to elevate their privileges when launching
binaries with SUID permission.
Ksplice support is available at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Ksplice updates for UEKR6 5.4.17 on Oracle Linux 7 and 8 are available.