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  • CTX122443
  • Created On  Mar 19, 2010
  • Updated On  Jun 18, 2014
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  • Topic : Connectivity, Installation/Upgrade

Summary

This article presents a history of releases of XenServer and released hotfixes.

Field Descriptions

  • Fields taken using "xe host-param-list": build, dom0 kernel, xen hypervisor version, xapi version, XenCenter API version (xencenter_min, xencenter_max), API version (API-version-major, API-version-minor)
  • Fields taken from "xe patch-param-list": Description
  • Release data, date of publication of release notes

    XenServer version/ hotfix/ hotfix name

    Details

    4.0.1

    Build

    4249p

    Release notes

    CTX115640

    Release date

    2007-12-10

    Description

    New release

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-8.1.8.el5.xs4.0.1.125.163xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.1.0

    xapi version

    1.0

    API version

    1.1

    XenCenter version

    1.0

    4.0.1 Hotfix 2007-001 (hotfix-2007-001-CA-9621)

    Build

    4249p

    Release notes

    CTX118090

    Release date

    2008-08-07

    Description

    Fixes a security vulnerability that allows root escalation from virtual machines to domain 0 by installation of a maliciously-crafted boot loader configuration in the virtual machine.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-8.1.8.el5.xs4.0.1.125.163xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.1.0

    xapi version

    1.0

    API version

    1.1

    XenCenter version

    1.0

    4.0.1 Hotfix 2007-002 (hotfix-2007-002-CA-9644)

    Build

    4249p

    Release notes

    CTX118097

    Release date

    2008-08-07

    Description

    Stability fix to the host agent to support hotfixes larger than 64 KB. This hot-fix is required to apply future large patches. This bundle also includes hotfix-2007-001, which is a security fix when starting Linux virtual machines.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-8.1.8.el5.xs4.0.1.125.163xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.1.0

    xapi version

    1.0

    API version

    1.1

    XenCenter version

    1.0

    4.0.1 Hotfix 2007-004 (hotfix-2007-004-CA-10266)

    Build

    4249p

    Release notes

    CTX118098

    Release date

    2008-08-07

    Description

    Performance fix to Xen which corrects a regression when running Citrix Presentation Server under Windows. This hotfix reverts some performance optimizations to those in v3.2. Only Windows virtual machines are affected by this hotfix.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-8.1.8.el5.xs4.0.1.125.163xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.1.0

    xapi version

    1.0

    API version

    1.1

    XenCenter version

    1.0

    4.0.1 Hotfix 2008-005

    Build

     

    Release notes

    CTX117938

    Release date

    2008-07-18

    Description

    Reliability update for newer-style VHD files. To prevent potential block corruption, XenServer 4.1.0-format VHD files can no longer be opened by 4.0.1 hosts.

    Dom0 kernel version

     

    Xen hypervisor version

     

    xapi version

     

    API version

     

    XenCenter version

     

    4.0.1 Hotfix 7

    Build

     

    Release notes

    CTX119080

    Release date

    2008-11-17

    Description

    Resolved possible privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution vulnerability CTX118766 (security) The vulnerability described in CVE-2007-5497: Multiple integer overflows in e2fsprogs allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code using a crafted file system image. See http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5497 for more information.

    Dom0 kernel version

     

    Xen hypervisor version

     

    xapi version

     

    API version

     

    XenCenter version

     

    4.1.0

    Build

    7843p

    Release notes

    CTX116772

    Release date

    2008-03-31

    Description

    New release

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-53.1.13.el5.xs4.1.0.254.273xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.1.0

    xapi version

    1.1

    API version

    1.2

    XenCenter version

    1.0 – 1.1

    4.1.0 Hotfix 2008-001 (hotfix-miami-ga1)

    (hotfix-miami-ga1)

    Build

    7843p

    Release notes

    CTX118099

    Release date

    2008-08-07

    Description

    This patch improves reliability and performance of the Xen hypervisor, removes the need for an NFS license in the NetApp SR, and corrects an issue with occasionally losing disk associations when rebooting hosts with NFS storage repositories attached.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-53.1.13.el5.xs4.1.0.254.273xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.1.0

    xapi version

    1.1

    API version

    1.2

    XenCenter version

    1.0 – 1.1

    4.1.0 Hotfix 2008-002 (hotfix-miami-ga2)

    (hotfix-miami-ga1)

    Build

    7843p

    Release notes

    CTX117937

    Release date

    2008-07-18

    Description

    This patch upgrades the XenServer Windows Tools with support for Windows XP SP3a and the popular Daemontools utility. It also addresses an issue with joining hosts to a resource pool which uses VLANs.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-53.1.13.el5.xs4.1.0.254.273xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.1.0

    xapi version

    1.1

    API version

    1.2

    XenCenter version

    1.0 – 1.1

    4.1.0 Hotfix 3

    Build

     

    Release notes

    CTX119081

    Release date

    2008-11-17

    Description

    Resolved possible privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution vulnerability: CTX118766 (security). This vulnerability has been assigned the following CVE number: CVE-2007-5497. This vulnerability is present in all versions of XenServer up to and including 4.1.0.

    Dom0 kernel version

     

    Xen hypervisor version

     

    xapi version

     

    API version

     

    XenCenter version

     

    5.0.0

    Build

    10918p

    Release notes

    CTX118451

    Release date

    2008-09-15

    Description

    New release

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.xs5.0.0.394.644xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.2.1

    xapi version

    1.2

    API version

    1.3

    XenCenter version

    1.3

    5.0 Update 1

    Build

    11743p

    Release notes

    CTX119122

    Release date

    2008-11-18

    Description

    System performance and stability update for XenServer 5.0.0.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.xs5.0.0.404.646xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.2.1

    xapi version

    1.2

    API version

    1.3

    XenCenter version

    1.3

    5.0 Update 2

    Build

    12527p

    Release notes

    CTX120180

    Release date

    2009-02-23

    Description

    This update resolves a number of functional issues that were present in the XenServer 5.0.0 release. This update contains changes that allow XenServer to work correctly on Intel Nehalem processors.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.xs5.0.0.426.647xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.2.1

    xapi version

    1.2

    API version

    1.3

    XenCenter version

    1.3

    5.0 Update 3

    Build

    13192p

    Release notes

    CTX120619

    Release date

    2009-03-30

    Description

    This update enables the new license entitlements that have been announced.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.xs5.0.0.426.647xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.2.1

    xapi version

    1.2

    API version

    1.5

    XenCenter version

    1.5

    Hotfix 8702/7839-For XenServer 5.0, Provisioning Server 5.0 and 4.5

    Build

    13192p

    Release notes

    CTX121571

    Release date

    2009-06-08

    Description

    Issues resolved by this hotfix: TR-8702, TR-7839.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.xs5.0.0.426.647xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.2.1

    xapi version

    1.2

    API version

    1.5

    XenCenter version

    1.5

    5.5.0

    Build

    15119p

    Release notes

    CTX121746

    Release date

    2009-06-18

    Description

    New release

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.496.1012xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.378.18694

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    5.5 Hotfix XS55E001

    Build

    15119p

    Release notes

    CTX122142

    Release date

    2009-07-20

    Description

    LVHD update 1 for XenServer 5.5.0. Addresses an issue where Storage Repository control operations no longer work after a Virtual Machine snapshot on a pool slave after an upgrade.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.496.1012xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.378.18694

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    5.5 Hotfix XS55E002

    Build

    15119p

    Release notes

    CTX122348

    Release date

    2009-08-13

    Description

    Xen EPT update 1. Addresses an issue where Virtual Machines could crash when being migrated on newer processor with EPT support.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.496.1012xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.378.18694

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    5.5 Hotfix XS55E003

    Build

    15119p

    Release notes

    CTX122589

    Release date

    2009-09-09

    Description

    Migration time offset fix. Addresses an issue where the time offset in fully virtualized Virtual Machines might get reset across migration.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.496.1012xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.378.18694

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    5.5 Hotfix
    XS55E004

    Build

    15119p

    Release notes

    CTX122705

    Release date

    2009-09-17

    Description

    Xen EPT update 2. Addresses stability issues when interacting with VM consoles.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.496.1012xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.380.18695

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    5.5 Update 1
    XS55EU1

    Build

    24648p

    Release notes

    CTX123673

    Release date

    2009-12-15

    Description

    This update resolves a number of functional and stability issues that were present in the XenServer 5.5 release.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.505.1024xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.387.18701

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    5.5 Update 2
    XS55EU2

    Build

    25727p

    Release notes

    CTX124027

    Release date

    2010-01-28

    Description

    Update 2 comprises all of the fixes in Update 1 plus additional fixes found since its release. Addressed an issue where the system was falsely reporting lost access to the HA metadata disk. Fixed issues upgrading from XenServer 5.0 to the roll-up ISO for XenServer 5.5.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.505.1024xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.387.18701

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    5.5 Hotfix
    XS55E005

    Build

    25727p

    Release notes

    CTX123193

    Release date

    2010-02-02

    Description

    Security hotfix for XenServer 5.5.0, authentication bypass vulnerability, CTX123456

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.505.1024xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.387.18701

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    MegaRAID SAS Version 4.17.1 Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.5 Update 2

    Build

    25727p

    Release notes

    CTX124293

    Release date

    2010-02-23

    Description

    XenServer 5.5 Update 2 update the LSI megaraid_sas driver, from the version shipped with XenServer (MegaRAID SAS Version 03.21), to the latest supported version (MegaRAID SAS Version 04.17.1). The new driver includes various improvements, including support for new hardware.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.505.1024xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.387.18701

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    Intel igb Version 2.1.9 Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.5 Update 2

    Build

    25727p

    Release notes

    CTX124994

    Release date

    2010-04-27

    Description

    Intel igb driver update, from the version shipped with XenServer (igb version 1.3.8.6), to the latest supported version (igb version 2.1.9). The new driver includes various improvements, including support for the latest Intel NICs. Format: ISO image.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.505.1024xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.387.18701

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    Broadcom bnx2x Version 1.52.12 Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.5 Update 2

    Build

    25727p

    Release notes

    CTX124995

    Release date

    2010-04-27

    Description

    Broadcom bnx2x driver upgrade, from the version shipped with XenServer (bnx2x version 1.46.12), to the latest supported version (bnx2x version 1.52.12). The new driver includes various improvements, including support for the latest Broadcom NIC firmware, and HP's Virtual Connect firmware version 2.31.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.xs5.5.0.505.1024xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.3.1-5.5.0.387.18701

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.6

    XenCenter version

    1.6

    5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX124972

    Release date

    2010-05-27

    Description

    New release

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.44.111158xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    Emulex be2net and lpfc Versions 2.102.313 and 8.2.8.46.3p Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX125743

    Release date

    2010-07-06

    Description

    Update of Emulex be2net and lpfc drivers, from the versions shipped with XenServer (be2net version 2.101.462, lpfc version 8.2.8.32), to the latest supported versions (be2net version 2.102.313, lpfc version 8.2.8.46.3p). The new drivers include various improvements, including support for new hardware. This driver disk also contains the latest compatible version of Emulex's OneConnect command line interface utility.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.44.111158xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    QLogic qlge Version 1.0.0.23 and qla2xxx Version 8.03.00.14.5.6 Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX125877

    Release date

    2010-07-06

    Description

    Update of QLogic qla2xxx driver from the version shipped with XenServer, to the latest supported version 8.03.00.14.5.6. New QLogic qlge driver (version 1.0.0.23), which was not included in XenServer, and enables the usage of QLogic's latest 8100 Series Converged Network Adapters.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.44.111158xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    QLogic qlge Version 1.0.0.23 and qla2xxx Version 8.03.00.14.5.6 with QLA2100, QLA2200, QLA2300, QLA2322 Firmware Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX126185

    Release date

    2010-08-05

    Description

    CTX125877 did not include the firmware for the Qlogic QLA2100, QLA2200, QLA2300 and QLA2322 series NICs. This driver disk includes the missing firmware in order for them to work correctly with XenServer 5.6.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.44.111158xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    QLogic NetXen Firmware Version 4.0.74 Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX126264

    Release date

    2010-08-11

    Description

    XenServer 5.6 did not include the firmware for the Qlogic NetXen series of adapters. This driver disk includes the missing firmware in order for them to work correctly with XenServer 5.6.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.44.111158xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    Hotfix XS56E001 - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX126066

    Release date

    2010-09-01

    Description

    This fix addresses issues with SSL certification validation.

    This fix also removes the need for working reverse DNS when SSL certificates contain the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) of the hosts in the pool.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.44.111158xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    ATA Generic for TEAC DV-28E-V Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX126919

    Release date

    2010-10-06

    Description

    This driver disk resolves the problem of the cdrommon process causing Dom0 CPU overload when TEAC DV-28E-V drives are present.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.44.111158xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    QLogic qlge Version 1.0.0.26 and qla2xxx Version 8.03.00.14.5.6 with QLA2100, QLA2200, QLA2300, QLA2322 Firmware Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX126999

    Release date

    2010-10-14

    Description

    XenServer 5.6 did not include the firmware for the Qlogic QLA2100, QLA2200, QLA2300 and QLA2322 series NICs. This driver disk includes the missing firmware in order for them to work correctly with XenServer 5.6.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.44.111158xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    Hotfix XS56E002 - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX126365

    Release date

    2010-11-08

    Description

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Virtual Machine (VMs) file systems periodically become read-only when Dell EqualLogic storage arrays rebalance LUNs.

    There is a temporary loss of network connectivity when migrating VMs between hosts with bonded network interfaces.

    Packet loss can occur in Source Load Balance (SLB) mode, after the recovery of a failed network interface of a bond.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.50.111162xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    Hotfix XS56E004 - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX127437

    Release date

    2010-10-24

    Description

    The network configuration does not merge correctly. As a consequence, live migrations of Virtual Machines (VMs) are not possible. This is due to an inheritance problem in the pool configuration.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.50.111162xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    QLogic qla2xxx Version 8.03.01.11.5.6 Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX127623

    Release date

    2010-12-15

    Description

    Update of QLogic qla2xxx driver (qla2xxx version 8.02.01.05.5.6), to the latest supported version (qla2xxx version 8.03.01.11.5.6). This driver disk fixes an issue in a previous driver disk that caused a crash during scans for LUNs when using iSCSI HBAs.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.50.111162xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    Neterion/Exar X3100 Driver Disk - For XenServer 5.6

    Build

    31188p

    Release notes

    CTX127817

    Release date

    2010-12-24

    Description

    Driver update for Neterion Inc. X3100 Series 10GbE PCIe I/O Virtualized Server Adapter.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.27.42-0.1.1.xs5.6.0.50.111162xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.0.597.20014

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.7

    XenCenter version

    1.7

    XenServer 5.6
    Feature Pack 1

    Build

    39265p

    Release notes

    CTX127362

    Release date

    2010-12-13

    Description

    New release

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.32.12-0.7.1.xs5.6.100.307.170586xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2

    xapi version

    1.3

    API version

    1.8

    XenCenter version

    1.8

    XenServer 5.6
    Service Pack 2 (SP2)

    Build

    47101p
    (in some situations the build number may not be properly updated during upgrade CTX129546)

    Release notes

    CTX129390

    Release date

    2011-05-12

    Description

    Includes a number of hotfixes and improvements to Feature Pack 1 (FP1) and also new features.

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.32.12-0.7.1.xs5.6.100.323.170596xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    3.4.2-5.6.100.704.20055

    xapi version

    1.3

    XenCenter version

    1.8

    XenServer 6.0

    Build

    50762p

    Release notes

    CTX130418

    Release date

    2011-11-04

    Description

    New release

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.32.12-0.7.1.xs6.0.0.529.170661xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    4.1.1

    xapi version

    1.3

    XenCenter version

    1.9

    Hotfix XS60E003 for XenServer 6.0

    Build

    50762p

    Release notes

    CTX131745

    Release date

    2012.01.05

    Description

    Hotfix XS60E003 - For XenServer 6.0

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.32.12-0.7.1.xs6.0.0.531.170662xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    4.1.1

    xapi version

    1.3

    XenCenter version

    1.9

    XenServer 6.1

    Build

    59235p

    Release notes

    CTX134582

    Release date

    2012-9-28

    Description

    New release

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.32.43-0.4.1.xs1.6.10.734.170748xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    4.1.3

    xapi version

     

    XenCenter version

     

    XenServer 6.2

    Build

    70446c

    Release notes

    CTX137826

    Release date

    2013-6-18

    Description

    New release

    Dom0 kernel version

    2.6.32.32.43-0.4.1.xs1.8.0.835.1770778xen

    Xen hypervisor version

    4.1.5

    xapi version

     

    XenCenter version

     

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