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Oracle alert ELSA-2012-0051 (kvm)

From:  Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux <>
Subject:  [El-errata] ELSA-2012-0051 Important: Oracle Linux 5 kvm security update
Date:  Mon, 23 Jan 2012 20:38:58 -0800
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Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-0051 The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 5 have been uploaded to the Unbreakable Linux Network: x86_64: kmod-kvm-83-239.0.1.el5_7.1.x86_64.rpm kmod-kvm-debug-83-239.0.1.el5_7.1.x86_64.rpm kvm-83-239.0.1.el5_7.1.x86_64.rpm kvm-qemu-img-83-239.0.1.el5_7.1.x86_64.rpm kvm-tools-83-239.0.1.el5_7.1.x86_64.rpm SRPMS: Description of changes: [kvm-83-239.0.1.el5_7.1] - Added kvm-add-oracle-workaround-for-libvirt-bug.patch - Added kvm-Introduce-oel-machine-type.patch [kvm-83-239.el5_7.1] - kvm-e1000-prevent-buffer-overflow-when-processing-legacy.patch [bz#772079] - Resolves: bz#772079 (EMBARGOED CVE-2012-0029 qemu-kvm: e1000: process_tx_desc legacy mode packets heap overflow [rhel-5.7.z]) - kvm-Fix-external-module-compat.c-not-to-use-unsupported-.patch [bz#753860] (build fix) - kvm-kernel-KVM-x86-Prevent-starting-PIT-timers-in-the-absence-o.patch [bz#770100] - Resolves: bz#770100 (CVE-2011-4622 kernel: kvm: pit timer with no irqchip crashes the system [rhel-5.7.z]) [kvm-83-239.el5_7.1] - Updated kversion to 2.6.18-274.17.1.el5 to match build root _______________________________________________ El-errata mailing list

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