[El-errata] ELSA-2012-0051 Important: Oracle Linux 5 kvm security update

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Mon Jan 23 20:38:58 PST 2012


Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-0051

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0051.html

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:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol5/SRPMS-updates/kvm-83-239.0.1.el5_7.1.src.rpm


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




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