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Re: [Xen-devel] 4.2 TODO update

>>> On 13.02.12 at 12:32, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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?

Patch just sent out. Once that's in, the issue should be fully addressed
for HVM guests (the situation with PV guests is explained in the patch).


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