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New Ksplice updates has been released for UEKR6 5.4.17 on Oracle Linux 7 and 8 are available.



New Ksplice updates for UEKR6 5.4.17 on OL7 and OL8 (ELBA-2023-12687)


Synopsis: ELBA-2023-12687 can now be patched using Ksplice

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory, ELBA-2023-12687.
More information about this errata can be found at
https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELBA-2023-12687.html

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

DESCRIPTION

* Memory leak in the RDMA resource tracking when deleting an object.

An early return when deleting an object from the RDMA resource tracking
database causes a memory leak of the corresponding task structure. An
attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial-of-service.

Orabug: 35622154

SUPPORT

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