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Bug Fix Advisory xen bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:0119-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-01-08
Last updated on: 2013-01-08
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Multi OS (v. 5 client)
RHEL Virtualization (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

Updated xen packages that fix multiple bugs and add two enhancements are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The xen packages contain administration tools and the xend service for managing
the kernel-xen kernel for virtualization on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

These updated xen packages include a number of bug fixes and enhancements. Space
precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Refer to the Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Technical Notes for information about these changes:

https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/5.9_Technical_Notes/xen.html#RHBA-2013-0119

All users of xen are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide
numerous bug fixes and two enhancements. The system must be rebooted for this
update to take effect.


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

RHEL Desktop Multi OS (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
xen-3.0.3-142.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 2f1c90078b5e2d1fd6ffe9836c03a33b
SHA-256: 5f3112bd4a0d5dba806fd05e6bc12cf9e187ebfc6039a71267e61592e1fdca83
 
IA-32:
xen-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: a31a9a0f93918363eed7745926e3a315
SHA-256: a59150a562907e1c635e71763bfa9d64bddc099f14491f52fbd7eb1f06f833f1
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 543d659713ba158c47a9d2b6d1f937e3
SHA-256: 622701c600bf53e3b3e3a16279efd367e58983e98036bf839de95384b44f3df0
xen-devel-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: ca7f16cb9ab8106761144d064bf5c757
SHA-256: dc5090c3e82c847dc8a071dff44c1d0eb2aab571d4f837f8ca942ee68f6a38c6
 
x86_64:
xen-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 26075cbda216974ed931abede0baa348
SHA-256: 9cc26d6f91e5ea0a2b2745886aca7f87d8d1c346c269bd8205a7e0fac63fd9d2
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 543d659713ba158c47a9d2b6d1f937e3
SHA-256: 622701c600bf53e3b3e3a16279efd367e58983e98036bf839de95384b44f3df0
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 54c4d84f9d69651af673740f5833e967
SHA-256: 519eed7412dc0006623d73ff6f8355b983dd6e9cc9978b63e2350f838da4e4b7
xen-devel-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: ca7f16cb9ab8106761144d064bf5c757
SHA-256: dc5090c3e82c847dc8a071dff44c1d0eb2aab571d4f837f8ca942ee68f6a38c6
xen-devel-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 2790fac417e94da7a765afc288b9da0f
SHA-256: c7d181521a262e4d96c2507913e66006967faaf80da798151fc89720a5b2e9d3
 
RHEL Virtualization (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
xen-3.0.3-142.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 2f1c90078b5e2d1fd6ffe9836c03a33b
SHA-256: 5f3112bd4a0d5dba806fd05e6bc12cf9e187ebfc6039a71267e61592e1fdca83
 
IA-32:
xen-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: a31a9a0f93918363eed7745926e3a315
SHA-256: a59150a562907e1c635e71763bfa9d64bddc099f14491f52fbd7eb1f06f833f1
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 543d659713ba158c47a9d2b6d1f937e3
SHA-256: 622701c600bf53e3b3e3a16279efd367e58983e98036bf839de95384b44f3df0
xen-devel-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: ca7f16cb9ab8106761144d064bf5c757
SHA-256: dc5090c3e82c847dc8a071dff44c1d0eb2aab571d4f837f8ca942ee68f6a38c6
 
IA-64:
xen-3.0.3-142.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 39c5ceff4d42691ce66cccbe65bf480b
SHA-256: e9c4de5ea55592bd7b72ad898e6a6d4499b5a66223e9641b106c6b998253bf97
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 97be1c7bd0855b6ba7f39806bafe00bf
SHA-256: 60abd8d8b895915b5bf68d94e17b15169d53d849250b1d4dedb0d3f15b75f2fb
xen-devel-3.0.3-142.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 6375aa1278842d55f2ebe2cef7afcf0c
SHA-256: 476cf8bcb171b63bebdfdcd03ba42b1c7f9c32584e93bfb683b646a2485dda31
 
x86_64:
xen-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 26075cbda216974ed931abede0baa348
SHA-256: 9cc26d6f91e5ea0a2b2745886aca7f87d8d1c346c269bd8205a7e0fac63fd9d2
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 543d659713ba158c47a9d2b6d1f937e3
SHA-256: 622701c600bf53e3b3e3a16279efd367e58983e98036bf839de95384b44f3df0
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 54c4d84f9d69651af673740f5833e967
SHA-256: 519eed7412dc0006623d73ff6f8355b983dd6e9cc9978b63e2350f838da4e4b7
xen-devel-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: ca7f16cb9ab8106761144d064bf5c757
SHA-256: dc5090c3e82c847dc8a071dff44c1d0eb2aab571d4f837f8ca942ee68f6a38c6
xen-devel-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 2790fac417e94da7a765afc288b9da0f
SHA-256: c7d181521a262e4d96c2507913e66006967faaf80da798151fc89720a5b2e9d3
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
xen-3.0.3-142.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 2f1c90078b5e2d1fd6ffe9836c03a33b
SHA-256: 5f3112bd4a0d5dba806fd05e6bc12cf9e187ebfc6039a71267e61592e1fdca83
 
IA-32:
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 543d659713ba158c47a9d2b6d1f937e3
SHA-256: 622701c600bf53e3b3e3a16279efd367e58983e98036bf839de95384b44f3df0
xen-libs-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: f86d884ab3a797bb31684dc897260e6d
SHA-256: cbc5630c76c229fe170312bc146cc77fc15527013dee93c1c5d2ff88fa53c6ea
 
IA-64:
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 97be1c7bd0855b6ba7f39806bafe00bf
SHA-256: 60abd8d8b895915b5bf68d94e17b15169d53d849250b1d4dedb0d3f15b75f2fb
xen-libs-3.0.3-142.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 7a2fb366263326b8608134dd4ad11abc
SHA-256: 73d1a6ebc8a05d07c5ae68b1aa33b355ca24185e5690e5942737a2fe1f94a0c9
 
x86_64:
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 543d659713ba158c47a9d2b6d1f937e3
SHA-256: 622701c600bf53e3b3e3a16279efd367e58983e98036bf839de95384b44f3df0
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 54c4d84f9d69651af673740f5833e967
SHA-256: 519eed7412dc0006623d73ff6f8355b983dd6e9cc9978b63e2350f838da4e4b7
xen-libs-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: f86d884ab3a797bb31684dc897260e6d
SHA-256: cbc5630c76c229fe170312bc146cc77fc15527013dee93c1c5d2ff88fa53c6ea
xen-libs-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: dd6c5f6d739506ddb6736d2d5af081b7
SHA-256: cea3f02f7ad0e72f9e3170275fade2b93bb0efa4b93840725c658543f1a24ee0
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
xen-3.0.3-142.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 2f1c90078b5e2d1fd6ffe9836c03a33b
SHA-256: 5f3112bd4a0d5dba806fd05e6bc12cf9e187ebfc6039a71267e61592e1fdca83
 
IA-32:
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 543d659713ba158c47a9d2b6d1f937e3
SHA-256: 622701c600bf53e3b3e3a16279efd367e58983e98036bf839de95384b44f3df0
xen-libs-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: f86d884ab3a797bb31684dc897260e6d
SHA-256: cbc5630c76c229fe170312bc146cc77fc15527013dee93c1c5d2ff88fa53c6ea
 
x86_64:
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 543d659713ba158c47a9d2b6d1f937e3
SHA-256: 622701c600bf53e3b3e3a16279efd367e58983e98036bf839de95384b44f3df0
xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 54c4d84f9d69651af673740f5833e967
SHA-256: 519eed7412dc0006623d73ff6f8355b983dd6e9cc9978b63e2350f838da4e4b7
xen-libs-3.0.3-142.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: f86d884ab3a797bb31684dc897260e6d
SHA-256: cbc5630c76c229fe170312bc146cc77fc15527013dee93c1c5d2ff88fa53c6ea
xen-libs-3.0.3-142.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: dd6c5f6d739506ddb6736d2d5af081b7
SHA-256: cea3f02f7ad0e72f9e3170275fade2b93bb0efa4b93840725c658543f1a24ee0
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

753796 - xenconsoled is unprotected against time skew
766483 - can't edit kernel arguments in pygrub while using grub2
772639 - xen-network-common.sh scripting typo
861349 - NIC unplug messes up MSI-X functionality of passed-through devices


References



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