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Exalytics R2.2 (2.0.0.2.0) Latest Kernel Security Patch For OL6 UEK4 (APR 2021) (Doc ID 2460833.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Exalytics Software - Version 2.0.0.1.0 to 2.0.0.2.0 [Release 2.0]
Linux x86-64

Purpose

 This document provides information on the latest kernel security patches for OL6 UEK4 on Exalytics 2.2 Bare metal , Virtualized environment and OVM guests

Scope

This document discusses the following :

Security patch for Baremetal OL6 based images , the patch provides security patch upgrade for OL6 UEK4 based images
KERNEL UPDATED to : kernel-uek-4.1.12-124.48.6.el6uek.x86_64(ELSA-2021-9113)

Security patch for OVS 3.4.3 images , the patch provides security patch upgrade for OVS 3.4.3 images
KERNEL UPDATED to :kernel-uek-4.1.12-124.42.3.el6uek.x86_64 (OVMSA-2020-0041)

Security patch for OL6 base image R2.2 and 2.1 OVM guests, the patch provides security patch upgrade for OL6 based images
KERNEL UPDATED to :kernel-uek-2.6.39-400.327.1.el6uek.x86_64 (ELSA-2020-5936)

  

As a prerequisite check the space available in /boot before upgrading Kernel. If necessary remove any old unused Kernels before installing the new Kernel.
Refer Exalytics: How To Remove Old Uek Kernels (Doc ID 2559800.1)

  

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