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Bug Fix Advisory virt-viewer bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:1578-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-11-20
Last updated on: 2013-11-20
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.

Virtual Machine Viewer (virt-viewer) 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 6.5 Technical Notes for information on
the most significant of these changes:

https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/6.5_Technical_Notes/virt-viewer.html#RHBA-2013-1578

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/site/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.src.rpm     MD5: 8ea8a754dc58a981572252c2778d8d5b
SHA-256: 2c3af275be3ff487fed5f2ac1086f8b6ca54f9a999b40280dca839624ebbce7b
 
IA-32:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.i686.rpm     MD5: 1bff4e35b0cf8bc43da5976ee63ed956
SHA-256: 143b9a28b7fc8a71bb49abc695453f9807264c16e4a9d8602ea42d179135ad7f
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.6-8.el6.i686.rpm     MD5: 8a831a5725a1b8f441ccc3df10fcf541
SHA-256: 498cd77b180f0d2f6e4ad9be870329ead0315bb1c78bfb719a216827ea176c3f
 
x86_64:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.x86_64.rpm     MD5: b39924c458bb90898791f45c78cbe57b
SHA-256: 7d8a1b431ca3b6e3a8025093b1d0bee5362b12bd64d68016bc1d701d6c3b2196
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.6-8.el6.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 02db4d49dafffcbe9d7ad206fd626f59
SHA-256: a7a06bc43c8469816624f8143eaf8896df471147ee95b0fdd49460223a0a321b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.src.rpm     MD5: 8ea8a754dc58a981572252c2778d8d5b
SHA-256: 2c3af275be3ff487fed5f2ac1086f8b6ca54f9a999b40280dca839624ebbce7b
 
x86_64:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.x86_64.rpm     MD5: b39924c458bb90898791f45c78cbe57b
SHA-256: 7d8a1b431ca3b6e3a8025093b1d0bee5362b12bd64d68016bc1d701d6c3b2196
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.6-8.el6.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 02db4d49dafffcbe9d7ad206fd626f59
SHA-256: a7a06bc43c8469816624f8143eaf8896df471147ee95b0fdd49460223a0a321b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.src.rpm     MD5: 8ea8a754dc58a981572252c2778d8d5b
SHA-256: 2c3af275be3ff487fed5f2ac1086f8b6ca54f9a999b40280dca839624ebbce7b
 
IA-32:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.i686.rpm     MD5: 1bff4e35b0cf8bc43da5976ee63ed956
SHA-256: 143b9a28b7fc8a71bb49abc695453f9807264c16e4a9d8602ea42d179135ad7f
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.6-8.el6.i686.rpm     MD5: 8a831a5725a1b8f441ccc3df10fcf541
SHA-256: 498cd77b180f0d2f6e4ad9be870329ead0315bb1c78bfb719a216827ea176c3f
 
PPC:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.ppc64.rpm     MD5: 14d71472b85ae1cb0f8f4dd3f2812bcf
SHA-256: 7919dbb82950221dcefea95c42e2d971529e3341ad64ed6c541d7389041c5ce9
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.6-8.el6.ppc64.rpm     MD5: 6d9246852f9ab4e1b9b1eb12987266ff
SHA-256: b54c3c604a90078a6fcfac4f30a48a9c9e4ada1afb6892104550deb9f2be756c
 
s390x:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.s390x.rpm     MD5: b6ed0a4a74dec7aa2d0a19b04c23baaa
SHA-256: 624949d8ceffbf4ee861f220fa26a86ea67219df59d2227856757dc575419263
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.6-8.el6.s390x.rpm     MD5: 744e4a260067912e0463cd0358b4539b
SHA-256: d4599938d360a965b9f938bbd3be26bbec39c441b6f70f0184ea951a945c1eac
 
x86_64:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.x86_64.rpm     MD5: b39924c458bb90898791f45c78cbe57b
SHA-256: 7d8a1b431ca3b6e3a8025093b1d0bee5362b12bd64d68016bc1d701d6c3b2196
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.6-8.el6.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 02db4d49dafffcbe9d7ad206fd626f59
SHA-256: a7a06bc43c8469816624f8143eaf8896df471147ee95b0fdd49460223a0a321b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.src.rpm     MD5: 8ea8a754dc58a981572252c2778d8d5b
SHA-256: 2c3af275be3ff487fed5f2ac1086f8b6ca54f9a999b40280dca839624ebbce7b
 
IA-32:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.i686.rpm     MD5: 1bff4e35b0cf8bc43da5976ee63ed956
SHA-256: 143b9a28b7fc8a71bb49abc695453f9807264c16e4a9d8602ea42d179135ad7f
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.6-8.el6.i686.rpm     MD5: 8a831a5725a1b8f441ccc3df10fcf541
SHA-256: 498cd77b180f0d2f6e4ad9be870329ead0315bb1c78bfb719a216827ea176c3f
 
x86_64:
virt-viewer-0.5.6-8.el6.x86_64.rpm     MD5: b39924c458bb90898791f45c78cbe57b
SHA-256: 7d8a1b431ca3b6e3a8025093b1d0bee5362b12bd64d68016bc1d701d6c3b2196
virt-viewer-debuginfo-0.5.6-8.el6.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 02db4d49dafffcbe9d7ad206fd626f59
SHA-256: a7a06bc43c8469816624f8143eaf8896df471147ee95b0fdd49460223a0a321b
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1007205 - Guest can always get CAD combination key through RHEVM user portal
843103 - remote-viewer fails to start when --full-screen or -f precedes spice:// uri
846127 - Virt-Viewer: RHEL 6.3: Can't Change Resolution in Full Screen
856682 - [remote-viewer] gnome session unresponsive after connecting to vm with more displays
864026 - RFE remote-viewer connection dialog should handle connection errors
870710 - fail to resume the win7-64 guest by pressing the keyboard after do S3 if use remote-viewer
875559 - Add introduction in man page of remote-viewer about connecting to rhel guest with multiple monitors.
875697 - remote-viewer: "Unable to connect to the graphic server" error on guest shutdown
876444 - RHEL guest cannot extend its desktop to 2nd monitor after connect to it with remote-viewer for several times
876445 - Title bar of second form becomes invisible when connect to a RHEL guest with 2nd monitor through remote-viewer.
882133 - remote-viewer manual and help don't mention the new added GUI tool
882134 - Recent connections cannot remember the spice connect in remote-viewer GUI tool
885106 - The "Enter" key could not be used after user input the URL address in remote-viewer GUI tool
886570 - All "windows" have the same resolution in fullscreen
888629 - Remote-viewer cannot extend 4 displays to 4 physical monitors while connecting to a guest on RHEVM
890297 - libvirtd.log will get an I/O error when close a virt-viewer guest terminal
908057 - Cannot change resolution when View -> Automatically resize in RV is off
908408 - full-screen=auto-conf -- setting resolution in a loop
913601 - Send keys menu offset in fullscreen (multi head)
924577 - Mouse clicking doesn't work on Save Screenshot dialog after open it by Alt+S+P.
958966 - Can not disable display through Windows screen resolution utility.
961455 - Rebase virt-viewer against 0.5.6
980344 - virt-viewer should require gtk2 >= 2.20
980846 - Duplicate use of parameter -h in virt-viewer/remote-viewer manual
982840 - virt-viewer can't connect guest display console if only SPICE TLS autoport specified
990883 - No error messages show when input wrong spice password


References



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