Category: Xen

Xen 4.2.0 in testing & new kernel-xen package.

I’ve had a few emails asking about Xen 4.2.0. I’ve got a test version running and am monitoring it over the next few days. If it proves ok, I’ll push it to the repo. In the meantime, yesterday I pushed a new kernel-xen package (3.5.4-2) which has the option for HPSA raid adapters enabled. This …

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Xen packages 4.1.3-2 released.

Changes in this version: * Fri Sep 07 2012 Steven Haigh <netwiz> – 4.1.3-2 – XSA12 (CVE-2012-3494) – hypercall set_debugreg vulnerability – XSA13 (CVE-2012-3495) – hypercall physdev_get_free_pirq vulnerability – XSA14 (CVE-2012-3496) – XENMEM_populate_physmap DoS vulnerability – XSA16 (CVE-2012-3498) – PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq index vulnerability – XSA17 (CVE-2012-3515) – Qemu VT100 emulation vulnerability – XSA19 guest administrator …

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Xen 4.1.3 RPMs available

Just finishing off the final touches to my Xen RPMs for version 4.1.3. Changes from the Xen release notes include: is pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.0.4 and 4.1.3. These fix the following critical vulnerabilities: * CVE-2012-0217 / XSA-7: PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability * CVE-2012-0218 / XSA-8: guest denial of service …

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Xen privilege escalation vulnerability on Intel CPU – CVE-2012-0217

I’ve just built and rolled out packages that have been patched against this. If you are running Xen on a 64 bit machine, please make sure you update to 4.1.2-8 ASAP. From the Xen-Announce post: ISSUE DESCRIPTION ================= Rafal Wojtczuk has discovered a vulnerability which can allow a 64-bit PV guest kernel running on a …

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Xen 4.1.2-6 & kernel-xen- available

Another round of updates just pushed out. Some of the mirrors are still syncing so you may have to be a little patient. NOTE: You will need to upgrade to kernel-xen-release 6-3 or above to get these updates. Kernel changes: * Mon Feb 20 2012 Steven Haigh – kernel-xen- – Linux USB: ftdi_sio: fix …

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