Fedora 29: xen Security Update

    Date04 Nov 2018
    CategoryFedora
    508
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    x86: Nested VT-x usable even when disabled [XSA-278]
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2018-a24754252a
    2018-11-04 05:49:41.589480
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    Name        : xen
    Product     : Fedora 29
    Version     : 4.11.0
    Release     : 8.fc29
    URL         : http://xen.org/
    Summary     : Xen is a virtual machine monitor
    Description :
    This package contains the XenD daemon and xm command line
    tools, needed to manage virtual machines running under the
    Xen hypervisor
    
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    Update Information:
    
    x86: Nested VT-x usable even when disabled [XSA-278]
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Wed Oct 24 2018 Michael Young  - 4.11.0-8
    - x86: Nested VT-x usable even when disabled [XSA-278]
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1643116 - CVE-2018-18883 xen: Nested VT-x usable even when disabled
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1643116
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    line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
    http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label
    
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