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Bug Fix Advisory qemu-kvm bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:0527-1
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 qemu-kvm packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux
on AMD64 and Intel 64 systems that is built into the standard Red Hat Enterprise
Linux kernel. The qemu-kvm packages form the user-space component for running
virtual machines using KVM.

These updated qemu-kvm 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/qemu-kvm.html

All users of qemu-kvm 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:
qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: df3ce932e668937bf4d141ea192edf95
SHA-256: cd9a77d01074277ad41cb577a71292aae90159e538ed21563d87bf56acb702ba
 
IA-32:
qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: ab6a38b764d1e4607da82cb899aa7f7f
SHA-256: 353fcfa06b595503ff5c5d1b9ef8beb01c81a942240a923ce81c32c508c534a1
qemu-kvm-debuginfo-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 86175cb0e3e194fd53ad7a99d0dde89d
SHA-256: f0b5fbf05641b447bc27fb893b26065bb205a81fbe5584efaba7e6fd2ce99be2
 
x86_64:
qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 315474127810fff378631754c44f3cf5
SHA-256: 64a3a1c985a5dfd3e0a410fb2d831a4fd2a6fb79e9f1f0be5c28ed21a42be22c
qemu-guest-agent-win32-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1401
    MD5: 9389aabf897a2beac707410daf1adb12
SHA-256: 217d31b0f17b6726d16a55847bcf94905d10604cd32a6f795879b13710cf765a
qemu-img-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 262b68efcbc0ff53444fa0eae2d38d06
SHA-256: ce6c32974d6b932994b68464e5faa59d81cc67cc694521355ee4db965070d74a
qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 9901fd3329a0c68d13424a005953a306
SHA-256: c48e0ba5e8672b98d4a99f0daecf98e88e94574a8efde009716f597fd7312a6f
qemu-kvm-debuginfo-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1401
    MD5: 9c9af2943a0e0762e50aa4e26fc1cb9c
SHA-256: 72a81fdf4004e13adb7e97cb2a126786470b22710349a8942e09efd812c09f75
qemu-kvm-tools-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: fc981f54d7ffcd6103a157c913b2616e
SHA-256: 694ba4b7d3e38852e44b10e351c773c2b35615b9ff0a9c4deff94107fe259586
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: df3ce932e668937bf4d141ea192edf95
SHA-256: cd9a77d01074277ad41cb577a71292aae90159e538ed21563d87bf56acb702ba
 
x86_64:
qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 315474127810fff378631754c44f3cf5
SHA-256: 64a3a1c985a5dfd3e0a410fb2d831a4fd2a6fb79e9f1f0be5c28ed21a42be22c
qemu-guest-agent-win32-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1401
    MD5: 9389aabf897a2beac707410daf1adb12
SHA-256: 217d31b0f17b6726d16a55847bcf94905d10604cd32a6f795879b13710cf765a
qemu-img-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 262b68efcbc0ff53444fa0eae2d38d06
SHA-256: ce6c32974d6b932994b68464e5faa59d81cc67cc694521355ee4db965070d74a
qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 9901fd3329a0c68d13424a005953a306
SHA-256: c48e0ba5e8672b98d4a99f0daecf98e88e94574a8efde009716f597fd7312a6f
qemu-kvm-debuginfo-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1401
    MD5: 9c9af2943a0e0762e50aa4e26fc1cb9c
SHA-256: 72a81fdf4004e13adb7e97cb2a126786470b22710349a8942e09efd812c09f75
qemu-kvm-tools-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: fc981f54d7ffcd6103a157c913b2616e
SHA-256: 694ba4b7d3e38852e44b10e351c773c2b35615b9ff0a9c4deff94107fe259586
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: df3ce932e668937bf4d141ea192edf95
SHA-256: cd9a77d01074277ad41cb577a71292aae90159e538ed21563d87bf56acb702ba
 
IA-32:
qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: ab6a38b764d1e4607da82cb899aa7f7f
SHA-256: 353fcfa06b595503ff5c5d1b9ef8beb01c81a942240a923ce81c32c508c534a1
qemu-kvm-debuginfo-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 86175cb0e3e194fd53ad7a99d0dde89d
SHA-256: f0b5fbf05641b447bc27fb893b26065bb205a81fbe5584efaba7e6fd2ce99be2
 
x86_64:
qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 315474127810fff378631754c44f3cf5
SHA-256: 64a3a1c985a5dfd3e0a410fb2d831a4fd2a6fb79e9f1f0be5c28ed21a42be22c
qemu-guest-agent-win32-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1401
    MD5: 9389aabf897a2beac707410daf1adb12
SHA-256: 217d31b0f17b6726d16a55847bcf94905d10604cd32a6f795879b13710cf765a
qemu-img-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 262b68efcbc0ff53444fa0eae2d38d06
SHA-256: ce6c32974d6b932994b68464e5faa59d81cc67cc694521355ee4db965070d74a
qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 9901fd3329a0c68d13424a005953a306
SHA-256: c48e0ba5e8672b98d4a99f0daecf98e88e94574a8efde009716f597fd7312a6f
qemu-kvm-debuginfo-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1401
    MD5: 9c9af2943a0e0762e50aa4e26fc1cb9c
SHA-256: 72a81fdf4004e13adb7e97cb2a126786470b22710349a8942e09efd812c09f75
qemu-kvm-tools-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: fc981f54d7ffcd6103a157c913b2616e
SHA-256: 694ba4b7d3e38852e44b10e351c773c2b35615b9ff0a9c4deff94107fe259586
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: df3ce932e668937bf4d141ea192edf95
SHA-256: cd9a77d01074277ad41cb577a71292aae90159e538ed21563d87bf56acb702ba
 
IA-32:
qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: ab6a38b764d1e4607da82cb899aa7f7f
SHA-256: 353fcfa06b595503ff5c5d1b9ef8beb01c81a942240a923ce81c32c508c534a1
qemu-kvm-debuginfo-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 86175cb0e3e194fd53ad7a99d0dde89d
SHA-256: f0b5fbf05641b447bc27fb893b26065bb205a81fbe5584efaba7e6fd2ce99be2
 
x86_64:
qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 315474127810fff378631754c44f3cf5
SHA-256: 64a3a1c985a5dfd3e0a410fb2d831a4fd2a6fb79e9f1f0be5c28ed21a42be22c
qemu-guest-agent-win32-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1401
    MD5: 9389aabf897a2beac707410daf1adb12
SHA-256: 217d31b0f17b6726d16a55847bcf94905d10604cd32a6f795879b13710cf765a
qemu-img-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 262b68efcbc0ff53444fa0eae2d38d06
SHA-256: ce6c32974d6b932994b68464e5faa59d81cc67cc694521355ee4db965070d74a
qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: 9901fd3329a0c68d13424a005953a306
SHA-256: c48e0ba5e8672b98d4a99f0daecf98e88e94574a8efde009716f597fd7312a6f
qemu-kvm-debuginfo-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1401
    MD5: 9c9af2943a0e0762e50aa4e26fc1cb9c
SHA-256: 72a81fdf4004e13adb7e97cb2a126786470b22710349a8942e09efd812c09f75
qemu-kvm-tools-0.12.1.2-2.355.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0420
    MD5: fc981f54d7ffcd6103a157c913b2616e
SHA-256: 694ba4b7d3e38852e44b10e351c773c2b35615b9ff0a9c4deff94107fe259586
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

607510 - Windows7 guest cannot resume after suspended to disk after plenty of pause:resume iterations - e1000
680356 - Live migration failed in ipv6 environment
689665 - Specify the number of cpu cores failed with cpu model Nehalem Penryn and Conroe
691638 - x2apic is not exported to guest when boot guest with -cpu host
729244 - floppy does not show in guest after change floppy from no inserted to new file
745717 - SEP flag is not exposed to guest, but is defined on CPU model config
755594 - -m 1 crashes
770842 - RFE: qemu-kvm: qxl device should support multiple monitors
771624 - guest fails with error: isa irq 4 already assigned when starting guest with more than two serial devices
784496 - Device assignment doesn't get updated for guest irq pinning
787723 - Backport qemu-ga for Windows
794653 - Finnish keymap has errors
796043 - 'getaddrinfo(127.0.0.1,5902): Name or service not known' when starting guest on host with IPv6 only
797728 - qemu-kvm allows a value of -1 for uint32 qdev property types
799028 - [RFE] Add command line option to enable bmi1 feature on AMD processors
801063 - [RFE] Ability to configure sound pass-through to appear as MIC as opposed to line-in
801143 - Windows Guest Agent leaks ov.hEvent in ga_channel_write()
805172 - Add live migration support for USB
805501 - qemu-kvm core dumped while sending system_reset to a virtio-scsi guest
805533 - qemu-ga: possible race while suspending the guest
806768 - -qmp stdio is unusable
806775 - QMP: add errno information to OpenFileFailed error
808653 - Audio quality is very bad when playing audio via passthroughed USB speaker in guest
808660 - RFE - Virtio-scsi should support block_resize
808664 - With virtio-scsi disk guest can't resume form "No space left on device"
813633 - need to update qemu-kvm about "-vnc" option for "password" in man page
813713 - Windows guest can't drive more than 21 usb-storage devices
814084 - scsi disk emulation doesn't enforce FUA (Force Unit Access) on writes
814426 - "rdtscp" flag defined on SandyBridge and Opteron models, but not supported by the kernel
815180 - No 32bit qemu-guest-agent sub-package generated
816575 - backing clusters of the image convert with -B are allocated when they shouldn't
816804 - NUMA information(memory and cpu) set should be the same as configure in command line
816893 - qemu-ga: commands may fail before a 'guest-ping'
817224 - there is no "-nodefaults" option help doc in qemu-kvm man page
818134 - '-writeconfig/-readconfig' option need to update in qemu-kvm manpage
819457 - windows 2k8r2sp1 guests hang after running over 10 days in a stressed host
819915 - e1000: Fix multi-descriptor packet checksum offload
820136 - RFE: Improve qxl logging by adding trace-events from upstream
821692 - Migration always failed from rhel6.3 to rhel6.1 host with sound device
825188 - make scsi-testsuite pass
827612 - Update qemu-ga to its latest upstream version
831102 - add the ability to set a wwn for SCSI disks
831708 - Spice-Server, VM Creation works when a bad value is entered for streaming-video
833152 - per-machine-type CPU models for safe migration
833687 - manpage says e1000 is the default nic (default is rtl8139)
836133 - spice migration: prevent race with libvirt
839156 - Fedora 16 and 17 guests hang during boot
839832 - qemu-ga: document selinux policy for read/write of guest files
839957 - usb-storage: SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE is broken
846268 - [virtio-win][scsi] Windows guest Core dumped when trying to initialize readonly scsi data disk
846954 - qemu-img convert segfaults on zeroed image
849657 - scsi devices see an unit attention condition on migration
850927 - QMP: two events related issues on S3 wakeup
852612 - guest hang if query cpu frequently during pxe boot
852665 - Backport e1000 receive queue fixes from upstream
852965 - set_link can not change rtl8139 network card's status
854191 - Add a new boot parameter to set the delay time before rebooting
854304 - reset PMBA and PMREGMISC PIIX4 registers
854474 - floppy I/O error after do live migration with floppy in used
854528 - spice: fix vga mode performance
856422 - qemu-ga: after reboot of frozen fs, guest-fsfreeze-status is wrong
856851 - qemu-kvm-rhel6: fix warning that breaks 'make rh-rpms'
857937 - exit with error if old spice-server is used and '-spice seamless-migration=on' option
860573 - Live migration from rhel6.3 release version to rhel6.4 newest version with 501MB memory in guest will fail
861331 - Allow non-seamless migration of vms with usb-redir devices
865767 - qemu crashed when rhel6.3 64 bit guest reboots
866736 - [hck][svvp] PCI Hardware Compliance Test for Systems job failed when e1000 is in use
867983 - qemu-ga: empty reason string for OpenFileFailed error
869981 - Cross version migration between different host with spice is broken
870917 - qcow2: Crash when growing large refcount table
873563 - Guest aborted when boot with vnc and qxl
874400 - "rdtscp" flag defined on Opteron_G5 model and cann't be exposed to guest
874574 - VM terminates when changing display configuration during migration
876534 - [regression] unable to boot from usb-host devices
877836 - backport virtio-blk data-plane patches
877901 - qemu-img and qemu-kvm conflict with qemu-img-rhev and qemu-kvm-rhev
877933 - vga: fix bochs alignment issue
879559 - spice with non-qxl vga dumps core
881732 - vdsm: vdsm is stuck in recovery for almost an hour on NFS storage with running vm's when blocking storage from host
884450 - after change mac address of guest, mouse inside guest can not be used after system_reset in qemu
885644 - Memory leak and use after free in qxl_render_update_area_unlocked()
886798 - Guest should get S3/S4 state according to machine type to avoid cross migration issue
890288 - use set_link to change rtl8139 and e1000 network card's status but fail to make effectively after reboot guest
894995 - core dump when install windows guest with x-data-plane=on
895392 - fail to initialize the the data disk specified x-data-plane=on via 'Device Manager' in win7 64bit guest
896012 - Muted sound volume after migration of VM with Intel HDA sound device over spice session.


References



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