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xen: update port and apply security fixes

Authored by royger on Feb 24 2016, 11:16 AM.


  • Apply the following Xen security fixes (XSAs): 167, 168, 170.
  • Update SeaBIOS version to 1.8.2, and apply build fix so it builds with ELF toolchain objcopy [0].
  • Perform the backport of two functional changes to the Xen kernel in order to improve PVH Dom0 hardware support [1].

Security: CVE-2016-1570
Security: CVE-2016-1571
Security: CVE-2016-2271
Sponsored by: Citrix Systems R&D
Requested by: Gustau Pérez <> [1]
PR: 207170 [0]

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This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Feb 26 2016, 12:39 PM
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