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Enhancement Advisory new packages: hypervkvpd

Advisory: RHEA-2013:0111-1
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-01-07
Last updated on: 2013-01-07
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

New hypervkvpd packages are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The hypervkvpd packages contain hypervkvpd, the guest Hyper-V Key-Value Pair
(KVP) daemon. The daemon passes basic information to the host through VMbus,
such as the guest IP address, fully qualified domain name, operating system
name, and operating system release number.

This enhancement update adds the hypervkvpd packages to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5. (BZ#849855)

All users who require hypervkvpd are advised to install these new packages.


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 (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
hypervkvpd-0-0.7.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: a1fd673c5aa2f9c6dea5d2e27eb0bf6f
SHA-256: c305870e8aabd0d28d891ead20f9254657f3c780a9c547326d2e29b54f55b807
 
IA-32:
hypervkvpd-0-0.7.el5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: 564efd3babffd7ca591a332b0141e3f4
SHA-256: 0462ce7301362377c05f0fd48f19cb84ba3bbe19fcef5c33cdd00f50691f7a72
hypervkvpd-debuginfo-0-0.7.el5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: 52b562c4abc3363300f04835aefc419d
SHA-256: c7c09e3ef6b8268e98418c9f09e55356f83adb9ad3092571a14e8bd0844f1fb8
 
x86_64:
hypervkvpd-0-0.7.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: c9c3ba9837c411fabc3f4d8fd61d4931
SHA-256: 2754b7edaa1716ab4f2574ae399e32d3ff6b35372909142e9f1948c7a73b36d9
hypervkvpd-debuginfo-0-0.7.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: 8cd6948c06d4a1913af3775eea16ca19
SHA-256: 7c15b76ef25ffbe1c555abe639634dd9fcee7815460ea6160adbb74b8396a945
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
hypervkvpd-0-0.7.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: a1fd673c5aa2f9c6dea5d2e27eb0bf6f
SHA-256: c305870e8aabd0d28d891ead20f9254657f3c780a9c547326d2e29b54f55b807
 
IA-32:
hypervkvpd-0-0.7.el5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: 564efd3babffd7ca591a332b0141e3f4
SHA-256: 0462ce7301362377c05f0fd48f19cb84ba3bbe19fcef5c33cdd00f50691f7a72
hypervkvpd-debuginfo-0-0.7.el5.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: 52b562c4abc3363300f04835aefc419d
SHA-256: c7c09e3ef6b8268e98418c9f09e55356f83adb9ad3092571a14e8bd0844f1fb8
 
x86_64:
hypervkvpd-0-0.7.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: c9c3ba9837c411fabc3f4d8fd61d4931
SHA-256: 2754b7edaa1716ab4f2574ae399e32d3ff6b35372909142e9f1948c7a73b36d9
hypervkvpd-debuginfo-0-0.7.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0807
    MD5: 8cd6948c06d4a1913af3775eea16ca19
SHA-256: 7c15b76ef25ffbe1c555abe639634dd9fcee7815460ea6160adbb74b8396a945
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

853892 - Can't start the hypervkvpd service with "service hypervkvpd start" on the hyper-v guest
854143 - Failed to get the Linux guest information from host with hypervkvpd running



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https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

The Red Hat security contact is secalert@redhat.com. More contact details at http://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/