kcarectl --auto-update
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  1. Frank Doud
  2. Wednesday, 07 May 2014
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Hi,

At this point in time when the kernel is updated the message we receive is:

Downloading updates
Patch Level 9 applied
In the future do you plan on having the update message a bit more specific like Ksplice does?

Thanks
Frank
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  1. 07.05.2014 17:05:04
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Igor Seletskiy Accepted Answer
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As someone who doesn\'t have ksplice license, as it is not being sold to new customers :) -- what would you like to see up there?
  1. 07.05.2014 19:05:44
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Frank Doud Accepted Answer
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Basically:
Synopsis
Installing
Description

Example:

Synopsis: RHSA-2013:1348 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2012-4398
 
Systems running RHCK on Oracle Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, CentOS 5, Scientific Linux 5, and CentOSPlus 5 can now use Ksplice to patch against the latest Red Hat Security Advisory, RHSA-2013:1348.
 
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
 
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack on OL5, RHEL 5, CentOS 5, Scientific Linux 5, and CentOSPlus 5 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
 
* CVE-2012-4398: Denial-of-service in kernel module loading.
 
A deadlock could occur in the Out of Memory (OOM) killer.  A process could trigger this deadlock by consuming a large amount of memory, and then causing request_module() to be called.  A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of
  1. 08.05.2014 06:05:40
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Igor Seletskiy Accepted Answer
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you can get the info of changes using kcarectl --patch-info

We will also work to provide such shorter description on each update.
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