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New Ksplice updates 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 (ELSA-2023-12803)

Synopsis: ELSA-2023-12803 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2023-22024

Users with Oracle Linux Premier Support can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Oracle Linux Security Advisory, ELSA-2023-12803.
More information about this errata can be found at


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-2023-22024: Permission bypass in Reliable Datagram Sockets.

A locking error in the Reliable Datagram Sockets protocol could lead to an
out-of-bounds access. A local attacker could use this flaw to escalate

Orabug: 35713696


Ksplice support is available at