Article ID: 122143, created on Jun 23, 2014, last review on Jun 24, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo hypervisor 5.0


Synopsis:          A Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 kernel update introducing a security fix.
Issue date:        2014-06-24
Product:           Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0
Keywords:          'security'


1. What's Included in This Update

This update includes a new Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 kernel (2.6.32-042stab090.5) based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 kernel (2.6.32-431.17.1.el6). The new kernel introduces a security fix.

2. Bug Fixes

- A critical vulnerability in the legacy simfs Container filesystem was fixed. Containers based on vzfs and ploop filesystems were not affected. (#PSBM-27641, #CVE-2014-3519)

  Parallels would like to thank Michał Grzędzicki of IQ PL for reporting this issue.

3. Obtaining the Update

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

4. References


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