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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: xen-4.1.2-20.fc17
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Tuesday 26th June 2012 00:52:23 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-9386
2012-06-14 23:37:19
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Name        : xen
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 4.1.2
Release     : 20.fc17
URL         : http://xen.org/
Summary     : Xen is a virtual machine monitor
Description :
This package contains the XenD daemon and xm command line
tools, needed to manage virtual machines running under the
Xen hypervisor

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Update Information:

64-bit PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability [CVE-2012-0217],
guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception generation
[CVE-2012-0218],
PV guest host Denial of Service [CVE-2012-2934]
Enable xenconsoled by default under systemd,
adjust xend.service systemd file to avoid selinux problems
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Jun 12 2012 Michael Young  - 4.1.2-20
- Apply three security patches
  64-bit PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability [CVE-2012-0217]
  guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception generation
    [CVE-2012-0218]
  PV guest host Denial of Service [CVE-2012-2934]
* Sat Jun  9 2012 Michael Young  - 4.1.2-19
- adjust xend.service systemd file to avoid selinux problems
* Fri Jun  8 2012 Michael Young  - 4.1.2-18
- Enable xenconsoled by default under systemd (#829732)
* Thu May 17 2012 Michael Young  - 4.1.2-16
4.1.2-17
- make pygrub cope better with big files from guest (#818412 CVE-2012-2625)
- add patch from 4.1.3-rc2-pre to build on F17/8
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #829732 - xenconsoled should be stared by default
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=829732
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update xen' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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