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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 3.4.x Backports

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 6:36 AM, Jonathan Tripathy <jonnyt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> CVE-2011-1166
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688579
> http://xenbits.xen.org/hg/staging/xen-unstable.hg/rev/c79aae866ad8
> Again, this doesn't appear to be backported to 3.4.x, however I note that
> Red Hat claim to have fixed this in their kernel version. This is where I
> get confused again. How can a hypervisor issue be fixed in the kernel??

Redhat bundles the hypervisor (xen.gz) as part of their kernel-xen
rpm, while xen rpm only contains the userland part. So if you have
three different versions of kernel-xen rpm installed, you'd have three
versions of hypervisors.


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