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Re: [Xen-devel] 4.2 TODO update

On Mon, 2012-02-13 at 11:29 +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 13.02.12 at 11:17, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > hypervisor, blockers:
> >       * round-up of the closing of the security hole in MSI-X
> >         passthrough (uniformly - i.e. even for Dom0 - disallowing write
> >         access to MSI-X table pages). (Jan Beulich -- more fixes
> >         required than first thought, patches posted)
> The only one currently open is the one removing write permission for
> Dom0.

Oh, I thought you had found another issue which required further
patches. Did I misunderstand or did they go in already?

>  The intention was to get this in after the qemu usptream pass
> through patch series got adjusted along the lines of what was done
> to qemu traditional, and while this was promise to happen soon after
> New Year I didn't hear back anything from Anthony or Stefano.
> Question is whether, given that the patch series in question isn't in
> anything that is or will soon be released, it makes sense to push the
> hypervisor change without waiting for that fixup.

I don't think it is necessary to wait for the qemu-upstream patch series
to be updated for this, is it?


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