[El-errata] OVMSA-2018-0246 Important: Oracle VM 3.4 xen security update

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Tue Aug 14 12:53:32 PDT 2018

Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2018-0246

The following updated rpms for Oracle VM 3.4 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:



Description of changes:

- BUILDINFO: OVMF commit=173bf5c847e3ca8b42c11796ce048d8e2e916ff8
- BUILDINFO: xen commit=02cec92b3eb1612e37616b10400d82f1e3d8de85
- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream commit=8bff6989bd0bafcc0ddf859c23ce6a2ff21a80ff
- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional 
- BUILDINFO: IPXE commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e
- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee
- l1tf: Utility to offline/online SMT siblings. (Ross Philipson) 
[Orabug: 28487050]  {CVE-2018-3646}
- x86/spec-ctrl: Introduce an option to control L1D_FLUSH for HVM guests 
(Andrew Cooper)  [Orabug: 28487050]  {CVE-2018-3620} {CVE-2018-3646}
- x86/msr: Virtualise MSR_FLUSH_CMD for guests (Andrew Cooper)  [Orabug: 
28487050]  {CVE-2018-3646} {CVE-2018-3646}
- x86/spec-ctrl: CPUID/MSR definitions for L1D_FLUSH (Andrew Cooper) 
[Orabug: 28487050]  {CVE-2018-3646} {CVE-2018-3646}
- x86/spec-ctrl: Calculate safe PTE addresses for L1TF mitigations 
(Andrew Cooper)  [Orabug: 28487050]  {CVE-2018-3620} {CVE-2018-3646}
- x86: command line option to avoid use of secondary hyper-threads (Jan 
Beulich)  [Orabug: 28487050]  {CVE-2018-3646}
- cpupools: fix state when downing a CPU failed (Jan Beulich)  [Orabug: 
28487050]  {CVE-2018-3646}

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