Xen 4.1.6.1

Xen 4.1.6.1 is a maintenance release in the 4.1 series and contains: We recommend that all users of Xen 4.1.5 upgrade to Xen 4.1.6.1.

Note that 4.1.6 didn't get released, as a build issue was found late in the release process, when the 4.1.6 version number was already irreversibly applied.

  • This release fixes the following critical vulnerabilities:
    • CVE-2013-1918 / XSA-45: Several long latency operations are not preemptible
    • CVE-2013-1952 / XSA-49: VT-d interrupt remapping source validation flaw for bridges
    • CVE-2013-2076 / XSA-52: Information leak on XSAVE/XRSTOR capable AMD CPUs
    • CVE-2013-2077 / XSA-53: Hypervisor crash due to missing exception recovery on XRSTOR
    • CVE-2013-2078 / XSA-54: Hypervisor crash due to missing exception recovery on XSETBV
    • CVE-2013-2194, CVE-2013-2195, CVE-2013-2196 / XSA-55: Multiple vulnerabilities in libelf PV kernel handling
    • CVE-2013-2072 / XSA-56: Buffer overflow in xencontrol Python bindings affecting xend
    • CVE-2013-2211 / XSA-57: libxl allows guest write access to sensitive console related xenstore keys
    • CVE-2013-1432 / XSA-58: Page reference counting error due to XSA-45/CVE-2013-1918 fixes
    • XSA-61: libxl partially sets up HVM passthrough even with disabled iommu
  • This release contains many bug fixes and improvements. The highlights are:
    • addressing a regression from the fix for XSA-21
    • addressing a regression from the fix for XSA-46
    • bug fixes to low level system state handling, including certain hardware errata workarounds

You can also get this release from the git repository: git://xenbits.xen.org/xen.git (tag RELEASE-4.1.6.1)

Release information for other releases in the Xen 4.1 series

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Created Date Monday, 09 September 2013
Modified Date Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Xen 4.1.6.1

Xen 4.1.6.1 (hypervisor and tools) official source distribution

Note that 4.1.6 didn't get released, as a build issue was found late in the release process, when the 4.1.6 version number was already irreversibly applied.

Created Date Monday, 09 September 2013
Modified Date Tuesday, 10 September 2013

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