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Oracle alert ELSA-2012-0149 (kvm)

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Subject:  [El-errata] ELSA-2012-0149 Moderate: Oracle Linux 5 kvm security and bug fix update
Date:  Wed, 07 Mar 2012 15:35:06 -0800
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Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-0149 The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 5 have been uploaded to the Unbreakable Linux Network: x86_64: kmod-kvm-83-249.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm kmod-kvm-debug-83-249.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm kvm-83-249.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm kvm-qemu-img-83-249.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm kvm-tools-83-249.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm SRPMS: Description of changes: [kvm-83-249.0.1.el5] - Added kvm-add-oracle-workaround-for-libvirt-bug.patch - Added kvm-Introduce-oel-machine-type.patch - modify kversion to fix build failure [kvm-83-249.el5] - kvm-kernel-KVM-x86-Prevent-starting-PIT-timers-in-the-absence-o.patch [bz#770101] - CVE: CVE-2011-4622 - Resolves: bz#770101 (CVE-2011-4622 kernel: kvm: pit timer with no irqchip crashes the system [rhel-5.8]) [kvm-83-248.el5] - kvm-e1000-prevent-buffer-overflow-when-processing-legacy.patch [bz#772080] - CVE: CVE-2012-0029 - Resolves: bz#772080 (EMBARGOED CVE-2012-0029 qemu-kvm: e1000: process_tx_desc legacy mode packets heap overflow [rhel-5.8]) [kvm-83-247.el5] - kvm-kernel-KVM-Remove-ability-to-assign-a-device-without-iommu-.patch [bz#770095] - kvm-kernel-KVM-Device-assignment-permission-checks.patch [bz#770095] - Resolves: bz#770095 (CVE-2011-4347 kernel: kvm: device assignment DoS [rhel-5.8]) [kvm-83-246.el5] - kvm-Fix-SIGFPE-for-vnc-display-of-width-height-1.patch [bz#751482] - Resolves: bz#751482 (Backport SIGFPE fix in qemu-kvm VNC to RHEL5.x) [kvm-83-245.el5] - kvm-Fix-external-module-compat.c-not-to-use-unsupported-.patch [bz#753860] - Resolves: bz#753860 (Fix kvm userspace compilation on RHEL-5 to match the kernel changes) [kvm-83-244.el5] - kvm-do-not-change-RTC-stored-time-accidentally.patch [bz#703335] - Resolves: bz#703335 (KVM guest clocks jump forward one hour on reboot) [kvm-83-243.el5] - kvm-e1000-multi-buffer-packet-support.patch [bz#703446] - kvm-e1000-clear-EOP-for-multi-buffer-descriptors.patch [bz#703446] - kvm-e1000-verify-we-have-buffers-upfront.patch [bz#703446] - kvm-BZ725876-make-RTC-alarm-work.patch [bz#725876] - kvm-BZ725876-fix-RTC-polling-mode.patch [bz#725876] - Resolves: bz#703446 (Failed to ping guest after MTU is changed) - Resolves: bz#725876 (RTC interrupt problems with RHEL5 qemu/kvm (0.10 based) on 2.6.38+ guest kernels.) [kvm-83-242.el5] - kvm-posix-aio-compat-fix-latency-issues.patch [bz#725629] - Resolves: bz#725629 (RHEL5.5 KVM VMs freezing for a few seconds) [kvm-83-241.el5] - kvm-pci-assign-limit-number-of-assigned-devices-via-hotp.patch [bz#701616] - kvm-pci-assign-Cleanup-file-descriptors.patch [bz#700281] - Resolves: bz#700281 ([Intel 5.8 Bug] Fail to attach/detach NIC more than 250 times) - Resolves: bz#701616 (limitation on max number of assigned devices does not take effect if hot-plug pci devices) [kvm-83-240.el5] - Updated kversion to 2.6.18-275.el to match build root - kvm-Fix-vga-segfaults-or-screen-corruption-with-large-me.patch [bz#704081] - Resolves: bz#704081 (mouse responds very slowly with huge memory) _______________________________________________ El-errata mailing list

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