Article ID: 114037, created on May 31, 2012, last review on Jun 9, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo hypervisor 5.0

 

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Synopsis:          New Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 kernel provides
                   an update with security and stability fixes.
Issue date:        2012-05-31
Product:           Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 5.0
Keywords:          'bugfix' 'stability' 'security'

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This document provides information on the new Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0
kernel, version 2.6.32-042stab055.12.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. About This Release
2. Updates Description
3. Obtaining New Kernel
4. Required RPMs

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1. ABOUT THIS RELEASE

The current update for the Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 kernel provides a
new kernel based on the Red Hat 6.2 kernel (2.6.32-220.17.1.el6). The updated
kernel includes a number of security and stability fixes.

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2. UPDATES DESCRIPTION

This update contains a fix for the following issue:

* Under certain circumstances, a VZFS directory could lose the suid group bit
  when a new file was created in this directory (PCLIN-30893).

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3. OBTAINING NEW KERNEL

You can download and install this kernel update using the vzup2date utility
included in the Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 distribution set.

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4. REQUIRED RPMS

Depending on the processor installed on the Hardware Node, the following RPM
packages are included in the kernel update:

   vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab055.12.x86_64.rpm
   vzkernel-firmware-2.6.32-042stab055.12.noarch.rpm
   vzmodules-2.6.32-042stab055.12.x86_64.rpm
   parallels-kmod-5.0.13271.709218-1.2.6.32_042stab055.12.x86_64.rpm

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