[El-errata] ELSA-2009-1659 Moderate: Enterprise Linux 5 kvm security and bug fix update

Errata Announcements for Enterprise Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Dec 9 14:54:54 PST 2009


Enterprise Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2009-1659

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1659.html

The following updated rpms for Enterprise Linux 5 have been uploaded to 
the Unbreakable Linux Network:

x86_64:
kmod-kvm-83-105.0.1.el5_4.13.x86_64.rpm
kvm-83-105.0.1.el5_4.13.x86_64.rpm
kvm-qemu-img-83-105.0.1.el5_4.13.x86_64.rpm
kvm-tools-83-105.0.1.el5_4.13.x86_64.rpm

SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/kvm-83-105.0.1.el5_4.13.src.rpm


Description of changes:

[kvm-83-105.0.1.el5_4.13]
- Add kvm-add-oracle-workaround-for-libvirt-bug.patch

[kvm-83-105.el5_4.13]
- kvm-kernel-KVM-x86-emulator-limit-instructions-to-15-bytes.patch 
[bz#541164]
- Resolves: bz#541164
  (CVE-2009-4031 kernel: KVM: x86 emulator: limit instructions to 15 
bytes [rhel-5.4.z])

[kvm-83-105.el5_4.12]
- kvm-virtio-blk-Stop-VM-on-read-errors.patch [bz#537334]
- kvm-ide-Stop-VM-on-read-errors-respin.patch [bz#537334 bz#540406]
- Resolves: bz#537334
  (O/S Filesystem Corruption with RHEL-5.4 on a RHEV Guest)
- Resolves: bz#540406
  (RHEL5.4 VM image corruption with an IDE v-disk)

[kvm-83-105.el5_4.11]
- kvm-qcow2-Refactor-update_refcount-take-2.patch [bz#520693]
- kvm-qcow2-Update-multiple-refcounts-at-once-take-2.patch [bz#520693]
- 
kvm-Combined-patch-of-two-upstream-commits-the-second-fi-take-2.patch.patch 
[bz#520693]
- kvm-alloc_cluster_link_l2-Write-complete-sectors-take-2.patch.patch 
[bz#520693]
- kvm-update_refcount-Write-complete-sectors-take-2.patch [bz#520693]
- Resolves: bz#520693
  (Bad qcow2 performance with cache=off)

[kvm-83-105.el5_4.10]
- Update kversion to 2.6.18-164.6.1.el5 to match build root
- kvm-kernel-get_tss_base_addr-should-return-gpa_t-type.patch [bz#532043]
- kvm-kernel-KVM-VMX-Adjust-rflags-if-in-real-mode-emulation.patch 
[bz#532031]
- kvm-kernel-KVM-When-switching-to-a-vm8086-task-load-segments-as.patch 
[bz#532031]
- kvm-kernel-KVM-Fix-task-switch-back-link-handling-v2-including-.patch 
[bz#532031]
- Resolves: bz#532031
  (KVM does not implement proper support for hardware task linking when 
using vm8086 mode)
- Resolves: bz#532043
  (qemu aborted when restart 32bitwin23k with more than 4G mem in intel 
host.)




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