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Bug Fix Advisory virt-viewer bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:0361-1
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 virt-viewer packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The virt-viewer packages provide Virtual Machine Viewer, which is a lightweight
interface for interacting with the graphical display of a virtualized guest.
Virtual Machine Viewer uses libvirt and is intended as a replacement for
traditional VNC or SPICE clients.

These updated virt-viewer 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/virt-viewer.html

All users of virt-viewer 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:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 0af7548661768a5ec9e27ca684e7dc4d
SHA-256: 297e81744e913deebabb7ce26a3f73a98747d4b7e98afba22cae3d47e8a6daa1
 
IA-32:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 195c7d4aae0560f80cb9c9fd4ca79d95
SHA-256: 76a457195dff2114161c95544dceeb70ff24b3ede108b9915abdde2d3a4593e2
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.2-18.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: dac73642b1c03648d8255324d8179bd4
SHA-256: 9b058a36f314e4727123ea7a0e21079e50cdf89cd73ec685c9566bcf4e0b237c
 
x86_64:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: c4b3539713d572232a3c9bff91936a06
SHA-256: 0182c722fb201b7907efbb9973324432756523597ef8699eda087b4814a878bd
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.2-18.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 033f4edd397c63f4f6f5af3c3f382761
SHA-256: 01f8137a466bd78811a5fe3770f18b80d9dc9ab6b92af549e67463eba16352c4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 0af7548661768a5ec9e27ca684e7dc4d
SHA-256: 297e81744e913deebabb7ce26a3f73a98747d4b7e98afba22cae3d47e8a6daa1
 
x86_64:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: c4b3539713d572232a3c9bff91936a06
SHA-256: 0182c722fb201b7907efbb9973324432756523597ef8699eda087b4814a878bd
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.2-18.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 033f4edd397c63f4f6f5af3c3f382761
SHA-256: 01f8137a466bd78811a5fe3770f18b80d9dc9ab6b92af549e67463eba16352c4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 0af7548661768a5ec9e27ca684e7dc4d
SHA-256: 297e81744e913deebabb7ce26a3f73a98747d4b7e98afba22cae3d47e8a6daa1
 
IA-32:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 195c7d4aae0560f80cb9c9fd4ca79d95
SHA-256: 76a457195dff2114161c95544dceeb70ff24b3ede108b9915abdde2d3a4593e2
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.2-18.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: dac73642b1c03648d8255324d8179bd4
SHA-256: 9b058a36f314e4727123ea7a0e21079e50cdf89cd73ec685c9566bcf4e0b237c
 
PPC:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 916aacb346cff5205bc83ca6c5e3cb04
SHA-256: d8e054bb4162aca53c5b0563a1f3b485df09bfc1148c799d7faf396df4ad74a3
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.2-18.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: e8a7569b6807e985ef18294636764f35
SHA-256: 0809cacb51a70ffb036af0db89a3a6248815b99cadef76f5f257ef88b1b0c637
 
s390x:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 7fffbaad72fc31dba469ee5f0b75c219
SHA-256: 140822ecbeac4cdb14c6b3f7e2673b510d419abcbe8e41652209706f45273a31
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.2-18.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: cebc262caa4f56439e276bfe930cc80c
SHA-256: ca9bcc49f151d0b13ca084961d28ee813354423534d015f453de13004c341e65
 
x86_64:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: c4b3539713d572232a3c9bff91936a06
SHA-256: 0182c722fb201b7907efbb9973324432756523597ef8699eda087b4814a878bd
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.2-18.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 033f4edd397c63f4f6f5af3c3f382761
SHA-256: 01f8137a466bd78811a5fe3770f18b80d9dc9ab6b92af549e67463eba16352c4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 0af7548661768a5ec9e27ca684e7dc4d
SHA-256: 297e81744e913deebabb7ce26a3f73a98747d4b7e98afba22cae3d47e8a6daa1
 
IA-32:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 195c7d4aae0560f80cb9c9fd4ca79d95
SHA-256: 76a457195dff2114161c95544dceeb70ff24b3ede108b9915abdde2d3a4593e2
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.2-18.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: dac73642b1c03648d8255324d8179bd4
SHA-256: 9b058a36f314e4727123ea7a0e21079e50cdf89cd73ec685c9566bcf4e0b237c
 
x86_64:
virt-viewer-0.5.2-18.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: c4b3539713d572232a3c9bff91936a06
SHA-256: 0182c722fb201b7907efbb9973324432756523597ef8699eda087b4814a878bd
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.2-18.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1578
    MD5: 033f4edd397c63f4f6f5af3c3f382761
SHA-256: 01f8137a466bd78811a5fe3770f18b80d9dc9ab6b92af549e67463eba16352c4
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

822794 - There is no return at the end of line of virt-viewer's verbose information.
828339 - virt-viewer add --title option to remote-viewer/virt-viewer
832121 - Treat ::0 as a wildcard address
842305 - RFE: virt-viewer: support spice dynamic monitor via monitors-config
854318 - Rebuild virt-viewer
856610 - [remote-viewer] Enabling auto resize results in wrong resolution
856678 - [remote-viever] Zooming in beyond normal size with vdagent on guest is broken
860669 - Keyboard: AltGr+V does not work with some non-us keyboard layout
867248 - virt-viewer crashed when connect to a spice guest with incorrect graphic password.
867459 - remote-viewer crash (segfault) in main() right after start from the XPI plugin
875126 - "Take screenshot" dialog should add .png to the saved file name and ignore all common image extensions typed


References



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