[SECURITY] Fedora 14 Update: xen-4.0.2-1.fc14

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-06-21 16:08:55

Name        : xen
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 4.0.2
Release     : 1.fc14
URL         : http://xen.org/
Summary     : Xen is a virtual machine monitor
Description :
This package contains the XenD daemon and xm command line
tools, needed to manage virtual machines running under the
Xen hypervisor

Update Information:

update to 4.0.2 - includes various bugfixes and fix for
[CVE-2011-1898] guest with pci passthrough can gain
privileged access to base domain

* Wed Jun 15 2011 Michael Young <m.a.young at durham.ac.uk> - 4.0.2-1
- update to 4.0.2
  remove upstream patches localpy27fixes.patch xen.irq.fixes.patch
  xen.xsave.disable.patch xen.8259afix.patch cve-2011-1583-4.0.patch
  rebase localcleanups.patch
* Tue May 10 2011 Michael Young <m.a.young at durham.ac.uk> - 4.0.1-11
- Overflows in kernel decompression can allow root on xen PV guest to gain
  privileged access to base domain, or access to xen configuration info.
  Lack of error checking could allow DoS attack from guest [CVE-2011-1583]
- Don't require /usr/bin/qemu-nbd as it isn't used at present.
- Fix issue with VGA passthrough (#694001)
* Mon Jan 31 2011 Michael Young <m.a.young at durham.ac.uk> - 4.0.1-9
- Make libraries executable so that rpm gets dependencies right
* Sat Jan 29 2011 Michael Young <m.a.young at durham.ac.uk> - 4.0.1-8
- Temporarily turn off some compile options so it will build on rawhide
* Fri Jan 28 2011 Michael Young <m.a.young at durham.ac.uk> - 4.0.1-7
- ghost directories in /var/run (#656724)
- minor fixes to /usr/share/doc/xen-doc-4.?.?/misc/network_setup.txt (#653159)
  /etc/xen/scripts/network-route, /etc/xen/scripts/vif-common.sh (#669747)
  and /etc/sysconfig/modules/xen.modules (#656536)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update xen' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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