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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: xen-4.2.1-7.fc18
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Monday 18th February 2013 06:49:37 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-2225
2013-02-10 03:50:33
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Name        : xen
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 4.2.1
Release     : 7.fc18
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:

adjust gcc 4.8 fixes
guest using oxenstored can crash host or exhaust memory [XSA-38,
CVE-2013-0215] (#907888), guest using AMD-Vi for PCI passthrough can cause
denial of service [XSA-36, CVE-2013-0153] (#910914), fixes for gcc 4.8
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Feb  8 2013 Michael Young  - 4.2.1-7
- BuildRequires for texlive-kpathsea-bin wasn't needed
- correct gcc 4.8 fixes and follow suggestions upstream
* Tue Feb  5 2013 Michael Young  - 4.2.1-6
- guest using oxenstored can crash host or exhaust memory [XSA-38,
  CVE-2013-0215] (#907888)
- guest using AMD-Vi for PCI passthrough can cause denial of service
  [XSA-36, CVE-2013-0153]
- add some fixes for code which gcc 4.8 complains about
- additional BuildRequires are now needed for pod2text and pod2man
  also texlive-kpathsea-bin for mktexfmt
* Wed Jan 23 2013 Michael Young 
- correct disabling of xendomains.service on uninstall
* Tue Jan 22 2013 Michael Young  - 4.2.1-5
- nested virtualization on 32-bit guest can crash host [XSA-34,
  CVE-2013-0151] also nested HVM on guest can cause host to run out
  of memory [XSA-35, CVE-2013-0152] (#902792)
- restore status option to xend which is used by libvirt (#893699)
* Thu Jan 17 2013 Michael Young  - 4.2.1-4
- Buffer overflow when processing large packets in qemu e1000 device
  driver [XSA-41, CVE-2012-6075]
* Thu Jan 10 2013 Michael Young  - 4.2.1-3
- fix some format errors in xl.cfg.pod.5 to allow build on F19
* Wed Jan  9 2013 Michael Young  - 4.2.1-2
- VT-d interrupt remapping source validation flaw [XSA-33,
    CVE-2012-5634] (#893568)
- pv guests can crash xen when xen built with debug=y (included for
    completeness - Fedora builds have debug=n) [XSA-37, CVE-2013-0154]
* Tue Dec 18 2012 Michael Young  - 4.2.1-1
- update to xen-4.2.1
- remove patches that are included in 4.2.1
- rebase xen.fedora.efi.build.patch
* Thu Dec 13 2012 Richard W.M. Jones  - 4.2.0-7
- Rebuild for OCaml fix (RHBZ#877128).
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #906323 - CVE-2013-0215 xen: oxenstored incorrect handling of
certain Xenbus ring states
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=906323
  [ 2 ] Bug #910903 - CVE-2013-0153 kernel: xen: interrupt remap entries
shared and old ones not cleared on AMD IOMMUs
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=910903
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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
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