Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 907888
CVE-2013-0215 xen: oxenstored incorrect handling of certain Xenbus ring states [fedora-all]
Last modified: 2013-02-18 01:48:59 EST
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xen-4.2.1-6.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
Note that in Fedora we are still using xenstored by default rather than the oxenstored alternative which is affected by this bug.
xen-4.1.4-4.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
xen-4.1.4-4.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing xen-4.1.4-4.fc16'
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xen-4.2.1-7.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
version three of the original Xen Security Advisory has been published . It refers to incremental patch  that should fix issue introduced by the CVE fix.
Please consider including the fix in the Fedora xen packages.
Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team
xen-4.1.4-4.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
(In reply to comment #8)
> version three of the original Xen Security Advisory has been published .
> It refers to incremental patch  that should fix issue introduced by the
> CVE fix.
>  http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q1/315
>  http://xenbits.xen.org/hg/staging/xen-unstable.hg/rev/759574df84a6
> Please consider including the fix in the Fedora xen packages.
> Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team
The revised patch is in xen-4.2.1-8.fc19 xen-4.2.1-8.fc18 and xen-4.1.4-5.fc17.
xen-4.2.1-7.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.