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Fedora alert FEDORA-2012-17408 (xen)

From:  updates@fedoraproject.org
To:  package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org
Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: xen-4.1.3-3.fc16
Date:  Fri, 09 Nov 2012 17:59:08 +0000
Message-ID:  <20121109175908.0D9A0208A2@bastion01.phx2.fedoraproject.org>
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2012-17408 2012-11-01 00:50:06 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : xen Product : Fedora 16 Version : 4.1.3 Release : 3.fc16 URL : http://xen.org/ Summary : Xen is a virtual machine monitor Description : This package contains the XenD daemon and xm command line tools, needed to manage virtual machines running under the Xen hypervisor -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: limit the size of guest kernels and ramdisks to avoid running out of memory on dom0 during guest boot [XSA-25,CVE-2012-4544] (#870414) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Tue Oct 30 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.3-3 - limit the size of guest kernels and ramdisks to avoid running out of memory on dom0 during guest boot [XSA-25, CVE-2012-4544] (#870414) - remove pygrub.size.limits.patch patch included in new patch * Thu Sep 6 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.3-2 - 6 security fixes a malicious 64-bit PV guest can crash the dom0 [XSA-12, CVE-2012-3494] (#854585) a malicious crash might be able to crash the dom0 or escalate privileges [XSA-13, CVE-2012-3495] (#854589) a malicious PV guest can crash the dom0 [XSA-14, CVE-2012-3496] (#854590) a malicious HVM guest can crash the dom0 and might be able to read hypervisor or guest memory [XSA-16, CVE-2012-3498] (#854593) an HVM guest could use VT100 escape sequences to escalate privileges to that of the qemu process [XSA-17, CVE-2012-3515] (#854599) disable qemu monitor by default [XSA-19, CVE-2012-4411] (#855141) * Sat Aug 11 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.3-1 - includes fix for untrusted HVM guest can cause the dom0 to hang or crash [XSA-11, CVE-2012-3433] (#843582) - remove patches that are now upstream - remove some unnecessary compile fixes - adjust upstream-23936:cdb34816a40a-rework for backported fix for upstream-23940:187d59e32a58 - replace pygrub.size.limits.patch with upstreamed version * Wed Aug 8 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-10 - remove some unnecessary cache flushing that slow things down (#841330) * Fri Jul 27 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-9 - in rare circumstances an unprivileged user can crash an HVM guest [XSA-10, CVE-2012-3432] (#843766) * Wed Jun 13 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-8 - make pygrub cope better with big files from guest (#818412 CVE-2012-2625) - 64-bit PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability [CVE-2012-0217] - guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception generation [CVE-2012-0218] - PV guest host Denial of Service [CVE-2012-2934] * Tue May 8 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-7 - Make the udev tap rule more specific as it breaks openvpn (#819452) - load xen-acpi-processor module (kernel 3.4 onwards) if present * Thu Feb 2 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-6 - Fix buffer overflow in e1000 emulation for HVM guests [CVE-2012-0029] * Sat Jan 28 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-5 - Start building xen's ocaml libraries if appropriate unless --without ocaml was specified - add some backported patches from xen unstable (via Debian) for some ocaml tidying and fixes * Sun Jan 15 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-4 - actually apply the xend-pci-loop.patch - compile fixes for gcc-4.7 * Wed Jan 11 2012 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-3 - Add xend-pci-loop.patch to stop xend crashing with weird PCI cards (#767742) - avoid a backtrace if xend can't log to the standard file or a temporary directory (part of #741042) * Mon Nov 21 2011 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-2 - Fix lost interrupts on emulated devices - stop xend crashing if its state files are empty at start up - avoid a python backtrace if xend is run on bare metal - update grub2 configuration after the old hypervisor has gone - move blktapctrl to systemd - Drop obsolete dom0-kernel.repo file * Fri Oct 21 2011 Michael Young <m.a.young@durham.ac.uk> - 4.1.2-1 - update to 4.1.2 remove upstream patches xen-4.1-testing.23104 and xen-4.1-testing.23112 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #870412 - CVE-2012-4544 xen: Xen domain builder Out-of-memory due to malicious kernel/ramdisk https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=870412 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update xen' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/. All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at https://fedoraproject.org/keys -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ package-announce mailing list package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/package-...


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