[El-errata] ELSA-2009-1465 Important: Enterprise Linux 5 kvm security and bug fix update

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Wed Sep 30 22:31:29 PDT 2009


Enterprise Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2009-1465

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1465.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_4.7.x86_64.rpm
kvm-83-105.0.1.el5_4.7.x86_64.rpm
kvm-qemu-img-83-105.0.1.el5_4.7.x86_64.rpm
kvm-tools-83-105.0.1.el5_4.7.x86_64.rpm

SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/kvm-83-105.0.1.el5_4.7.src.rpm


Description of changes:

[83-105.0.1.el5_4.7]
- Add kvm-add-oracle-workaround-for-libvirt-bug.patch

[kvm-83-105.el5_4.7]
- kvm-qemu-virtio-net-do-not-return-stack-pointer-from-fun.patch [bz#524557]
- Resolves: bz#524557
  (QEMU crash (during virtio-net WHQL tests for Win2008 R2))

[kvm-83-105.el5_4.6]
- kvm-Revert-update_refcount-Write-complete-sectors.patch [bz#520693]
- kvm-Revert-alloc_cluster_link_l2-Write-complete-sectors.patch [bz#520693]
- kvm-Revert-Combined-patch-of-two-upstream-commits-the-se.patch [bz#520693]
- kvm-Revert-qcow2-Update-multiple-refcounts-at-once.patch [bz#520693]
- kvm-Revert-qcow2-Refactor-update_refcount.patch [bz#520693]
- Related: bz#520693
  (Bad qcow2 performance with cache=off)

[kvm-83-105.el5_4.5]
- kvm-kernel-KVM-VMX-Optimize-vmx_get_cpl.patch [bz#524125 bz#524125]
- kvm-kernel-KVM-x86-Disallow-hypercalls-for-guest-callers-in-rin.patch 
[bz#524125 bz#524125]
- Resolves: bz#524125
  (kernel: KVM: x86: Disallow hypercalls for guest callers in rings > 0 
[rhel-5.4.z])

[83-105.el5_4.4]
- kvm-kernel-reset-hflags-on-cpu-reset.patch [bz#520694]
- Resolves: bz#520694
  (NMI filtering for AMD (Windows 2008 R2 KVM guest can not restart when 
set it as multiple cpus))

[83-105.el5_4.3]
- kvm-kernel-Fix-coalesced-interrupt-reporting-in-IOAPIC.patch [bz#521794]
- kvm-kernel-VMX-Fix-cr8-exiting-control-clobbering-by-EPT.patch [bz#521793]
- Resolves: bz#521793
  (windows 64 bit does vmexit on each cr8 access.)
- Resolves: bz#521794
  (rtc-td-hack stopped working. Time drifts in windows)
- kvm-qcow2-Refactor-update_refcount.patch [bz#520693]
- kvm-qcow2-Update-multiple-refcounts-at-once.patch [bz#520693]
- kvm-Combined-patch-of-two-upstream-commits-the-second-fi.patch [bz#520693]
- kvm-alloc_cluster_link_l2-Write-complete-sectors.patch [bz#520693]
- kvm-update_refcount-Write-complete-sectors.patch [bz#520693]
- Resolves: bz#520693
  (Bad qcow2 performance with cache=off)

[83-105.el5_4.2]
- Update kversion to 2.6.18-164.el5 to match build root
- kvm-kernel-add-nmi-support-to-svm.patch [bz#520694]
- Resolves: bz#520694
  (NMI filtering for AMD (Windows 2008 R2 KVM guest can not restart when 
set it as multiple cpus))

[83-105.el5_4.1]
- Update kversion to 2.6.18-162.el5
- kvm-Initialize-PS2-keyboard-mouse-state-on-reset.patch [bz#517855]
- Resolves: bz#517855
  (guest not accepting keystrokes or mouse clicks after reboot)




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