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Bug Fix Advisory libguestfs bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:0324-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-02-20
Last updated on: 2013-02-20
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Details

Updated libguestfs packages that fix several bugs and add two enhancements are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The libguestfs packages contain a library, which is used for accessing and
modifying guest disk images.

These updated libguestfs packages include numerous bug fixes and enhancements.
Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are
directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Technical Notes for information on
the most significant of these changes:

https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/6.4_Technical_Notes/libguestfs.html

All users of libguestfs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
fix these bugs and add these enhancements.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 306591215cba6a8449d47d843c035cdf
SHA-256: 125bd7bc29e85cc59a1733662cf7211644bcf145d6460459c49d9a3ccb74d8cf
 
x86_64:
libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: d91581f7bab3a17e768ab2030f1a3801
SHA-256: cf9708b85a63e610c867e394e1e4f1e3ce35d456eae42d15f33c828408a34705
libguestfs-debuginfo-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: af577e3605d99512d9541cccfe626836
SHA-256: 4b834813f4765e52301da1c003c6617922480ce30a23e9006c538e17504c4270
libguestfs-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: e4b539c0d0f72067d0c4a4a806e5c4e6
SHA-256: 679eda613cdef7dc2b2f167b80bb0e64ccd46cf1e45e5bafed033eca72ceb5e9
libguestfs-java-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 569281fd77d8986eb85bd581e9de0e01
SHA-256: b6bd7f50a77f77df8ea5757361f4841f0812389804d63b18a61a876cacb9d3ed
libguestfs-java-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 3779d0836c986c9753f0fcadfb9721e6
SHA-256: 097dd33036ca735a754b3243f5f793e76f351d47803deb8e3f427dc3e47df240
libguestfs-javadoc-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 8df1721c86d8366baecae36e3bd32a41
SHA-256: a39514e4cb3700686e173b400989819780e2636e49bb28ef83a72a7b0d734fc2
libguestfs-tools-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 68840624109f87465012db4977a7b12c
SHA-256: c0e56d2e8909244da7d1d3cfc0350d352a8c4f97a41cf18d93932eaf04108f1d
libguestfs-tools-c-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: f42c7f4bd3c2ab362d1238990269df74
SHA-256: a6e51e96ff205a18eb9006933713c1eeff746165449502b256d1f6b109134002
ocaml-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 5f4aa0628f9fcd87bc13c74ae44f9248
SHA-256: 8ddaf0ab8387cb15c6f33d5282e3a7eab050c0d03bd2ffce9b7e789c7bbb795f
ocaml-libguestfs-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 15683c5394bacb6f4fb6431132e1d7ab
SHA-256: 60cc6bacf6955a34985d2b7c4de8140b6cc71a35b5f9d0ebf135c855a3b821bd
perl-Sys-Guestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 68bf72d4cf503af6577589e4dad87457
SHA-256: 2750882c9f7cae45ddee938d9127f81fab70904fa957a51101c823ccae337bd6
python-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: dc070ebacc262a8f5bd158d100b2bca0
SHA-256: 552c325b2e6d5450704701a76968b55dbc837c9f3477613f45169282619ecfe8
ruby-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 5af3baf7d670aaf11d3c9b34ed6e49f7
SHA-256: d4919b1d8b5fa96d717e3d02316ef6514b2b706a9bef54ed1e81d81ebf18d574
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 306591215cba6a8449d47d843c035cdf
SHA-256: 125bd7bc29e85cc59a1733662cf7211644bcf145d6460459c49d9a3ccb74d8cf
 
x86_64:
libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: d91581f7bab3a17e768ab2030f1a3801
SHA-256: cf9708b85a63e610c867e394e1e4f1e3ce35d456eae42d15f33c828408a34705
libguestfs-debuginfo-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: af577e3605d99512d9541cccfe626836
SHA-256: 4b834813f4765e52301da1c003c6617922480ce30a23e9006c538e17504c4270
libguestfs-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: e4b539c0d0f72067d0c4a4a806e5c4e6
SHA-256: 679eda613cdef7dc2b2f167b80bb0e64ccd46cf1e45e5bafed033eca72ceb5e9
libguestfs-java-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 569281fd77d8986eb85bd581e9de0e01
SHA-256: b6bd7f50a77f77df8ea5757361f4841f0812389804d63b18a61a876cacb9d3ed
libguestfs-java-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 3779d0836c986c9753f0fcadfb9721e6
SHA-256: 097dd33036ca735a754b3243f5f793e76f351d47803deb8e3f427dc3e47df240
libguestfs-javadoc-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 8df1721c86d8366baecae36e3bd32a41
SHA-256: a39514e4cb3700686e173b400989819780e2636e49bb28ef83a72a7b0d734fc2
libguestfs-tools-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 68840624109f87465012db4977a7b12c
SHA-256: c0e56d2e8909244da7d1d3cfc0350d352a8c4f97a41cf18d93932eaf04108f1d
libguestfs-tools-c-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: f42c7f4bd3c2ab362d1238990269df74
SHA-256: a6e51e96ff205a18eb9006933713c1eeff746165449502b256d1f6b109134002
ocaml-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 5f4aa0628f9fcd87bc13c74ae44f9248
SHA-256: 8ddaf0ab8387cb15c6f33d5282e3a7eab050c0d03bd2ffce9b7e789c7bbb795f
ocaml-libguestfs-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 15683c5394bacb6f4fb6431132e1d7ab
SHA-256: 60cc6bacf6955a34985d2b7c4de8140b6cc71a35b5f9d0ebf135c855a3b821bd
perl-Sys-Guestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 68bf72d4cf503af6577589e4dad87457
SHA-256: 2750882c9f7cae45ddee938d9127f81fab70904fa957a51101c823ccae337bd6
python-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: dc070ebacc262a8f5bd158d100b2bca0
SHA-256: 552c325b2e6d5450704701a76968b55dbc837c9f3477613f45169282619ecfe8
ruby-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 5af3baf7d670aaf11d3c9b34ed6e49f7
SHA-256: d4919b1d8b5fa96d717e3d02316ef6514b2b706a9bef54ed1e81d81ebf18d574
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 306591215cba6a8449d47d843c035cdf
SHA-256: 125bd7bc29e85cc59a1733662cf7211644bcf145d6460459c49d9a3ccb74d8cf
 
x86_64:
libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: d91581f7bab3a17e768ab2030f1a3801
SHA-256: cf9708b85a63e610c867e394e1e4f1e3ce35d456eae42d15f33c828408a34705
libguestfs-debuginfo-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: af577e3605d99512d9541cccfe626836
SHA-256: 4b834813f4765e52301da1c003c6617922480ce30a23e9006c538e17504c4270
libguestfs-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: e4b539c0d0f72067d0c4a4a806e5c4e6
SHA-256: 679eda613cdef7dc2b2f167b80bb0e64ccd46cf1e45e5bafed033eca72ceb5e9
libguestfs-java-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 569281fd77d8986eb85bd581e9de0e01
SHA-256: b6bd7f50a77f77df8ea5757361f4841f0812389804d63b18a61a876cacb9d3ed
libguestfs-java-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 3779d0836c986c9753f0fcadfb9721e6
SHA-256: 097dd33036ca735a754b3243f5f793e76f351d47803deb8e3f427dc3e47df240
libguestfs-javadoc-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 8df1721c86d8366baecae36e3bd32a41
SHA-256: a39514e4cb3700686e173b400989819780e2636e49bb28ef83a72a7b0d734fc2
libguestfs-tools-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 68840624109f87465012db4977a7b12c
SHA-256: c0e56d2e8909244da7d1d3cfc0350d352a8c4f97a41cf18d93932eaf04108f1d
libguestfs-tools-c-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: f42c7f4bd3c2ab362d1238990269df74
SHA-256: a6e51e96ff205a18eb9006933713c1eeff746165449502b256d1f6b109134002
ocaml-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 5f4aa0628f9fcd87bc13c74ae44f9248
SHA-256: 8ddaf0ab8387cb15c6f33d5282e3a7eab050c0d03bd2ffce9b7e789c7bbb795f
ocaml-libguestfs-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 15683c5394bacb6f4fb6431132e1d7ab
SHA-256: 60cc6bacf6955a34985d2b7c4de8140b6cc71a35b5f9d0ebf135c855a3b821bd
perl-Sys-Guestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 68bf72d4cf503af6577589e4dad87457
SHA-256: 2750882c9f7cae45ddee938d9127f81fab70904fa957a51101c823ccae337bd6
python-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: dc070ebacc262a8f5bd158d100b2bca0
SHA-256: 552c325b2e6d5450704701a76968b55dbc837c9f3477613f45169282619ecfe8
ruby-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 5af3baf7d670aaf11d3c9b34ed6e49f7
SHA-256: d4919b1d8b5fa96d717e3d02316ef6514b2b706a9bef54ed1e81d81ebf18d574
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 306591215cba6a8449d47d843c035cdf
SHA-256: 125bd7bc29e85cc59a1733662cf7211644bcf145d6460459c49d9a3ccb74d8cf
 
x86_64:
libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: d91581f7bab3a17e768ab2030f1a3801
SHA-256: cf9708b85a63e610c867e394e1e4f1e3ce35d456eae42d15f33c828408a34705
libguestfs-debuginfo-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: af577e3605d99512d9541cccfe626836
SHA-256: 4b834813f4765e52301da1c003c6617922480ce30a23e9006c538e17504c4270
libguestfs-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: e4b539c0d0f72067d0c4a4a806e5c4e6
SHA-256: 679eda613cdef7dc2b2f167b80bb0e64ccd46cf1e45e5bafed033eca72ceb5e9
libguestfs-java-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 569281fd77d8986eb85bd581e9de0e01
SHA-256: b6bd7f50a77f77df8ea5757361f4841f0812389804d63b18a61a876cacb9d3ed
libguestfs-java-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 3779d0836c986c9753f0fcadfb9721e6
SHA-256: 097dd33036ca735a754b3243f5f793e76f351d47803deb8e3f427dc3e47df240
libguestfs-javadoc-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 8df1721c86d8366baecae36e3bd32a41
SHA-256: a39514e4cb3700686e173b400989819780e2636e49bb28ef83a72a7b0d734fc2
libguestfs-tools-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 68840624109f87465012db4977a7b12c
SHA-256: c0e56d2e8909244da7d1d3cfc0350d352a8c4f97a41cf18d93932eaf04108f1d
libguestfs-tools-c-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: f42c7f4bd3c2ab362d1238990269df74
SHA-256: a6e51e96ff205a18eb9006933713c1eeff746165449502b256d1f6b109134002
ocaml-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 5f4aa0628f9fcd87bc13c74ae44f9248
SHA-256: 8ddaf0ab8387cb15c6f33d5282e3a7eab050c0d03bd2ffce9b7e789c7bbb795f
ocaml-libguestfs-devel-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 15683c5394bacb6f4fb6431132e1d7ab
SHA-256: 60cc6bacf6955a34985d2b7c4de8140b6cc71a35b5f9d0ebf135c855a3b821bd
perl-Sys-Guestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 68bf72d4cf503af6577589e4dad87457
SHA-256: 2750882c9f7cae45ddee938d9127f81fab70904fa957a51101c823ccae337bd6
python-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: dc070ebacc262a8f5bd158d100b2bca0
SHA-256: 552c325b2e6d5450704701a76968b55dbc837c9f3477613f45169282619ecfe8
ruby-libguestfs-1.16.34-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1536
    MD5: 5af3baf7d670aaf11d3c9b34ed6e49f7
SHA-256: d4919b1d8b5fa96d717e3d02316ef6514b2b706a9bef54ed1e81d81ebf18d574
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

801640 - [RFE] the error reported by resize2fs-M need to be more clear
816839 - data overflow error when debug progress -1
822626 - virt-ls error: "libguestfs: error: checksum: path: parameter cannot be NULL"
830135 - libguestfs should support mount-local APIs in RHEL 6 (for OpenStack)
836501 - dependency on fuse suggested
837691 - Data loss when writing to qcow2-format disk files
838609 - guestmount + fusermount allows a race condition when unmounting and immediately using the disk image
853763 - virt-sparsify should use a more robust method to detect the input format
858126 - virt-inspector fail to work with some windows guests
858128 - libguestfs fail to list devices added by add-drive-ro-with-if twice
858648 - libguestfs can not be installed with recent iptables
880805 - virt-df with two -a options displays incorrect disk image name
883338 - Missing #include <locale.h> in fuse/guestmount.c


References



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