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oVirt Node 4.5.0.2 Async update

On May 13th 2022 the oVirt project released an async update of oVirt Node (4.5.0.2) delivering important impact security fixes, several bug fixes and enhancements. The update is already available on resources.ovirt.org and should land on oVirt mirrors within 24 hours. Security fixes included in oVirt Node NG 4.5.0.2 Async compared to oVirt 4.5.0.1 Async:  CVE-2022-1271 – important – gzip: arbitrary-file-write vulnerability oVirt Node has been updated, including: CentOS Stream 8 latest updates Full list of changes compared to oVirt Node 4.5.0.1:                                                ovirt-node-ng-image-4.5.0.1        ovirt-node-ng-image-4.5.0.2     NetworkManager                       […]

oVirt Node 4.5.0.1 Async update

  oVirt Node 4.5.0.1 Async update On April 26th 2022 the oVirt project released an async update of oVirt Node (4.5.0.1) delivering important impact security fixes, several bug fixes and enhancements. The update is already available on resources.ovirt.org and should land on oVirt mirrors within 24 hours. Security fixes included in oVirt Node NG 4.5.0 Async1 compared to latest oVirt 4.5.0 GA: CVE-2022-1015 – important – kernel: arbitrary code execution in linux/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c CVE-2022-0435 – important – kernel: remote stack overflow via kernel panic on systems using TIPC may lead to DoS CVE-2022-25636 – important – kernel: heap out of bounds […]

oVirt 4.4 End Of Life

As usual, when a new oVirt release gets out, the previous one reaches the end of life. As of April 20th 2022 with oVirt 4.5.0 release, oVirt 4.4 reached End Of Life, last release being 4.4.10.2 async release shipped live on March 03, 2022. Please upgrade to 4.5 as soon as practical in order to get further security and bug fixes updates.

oVirt 4.5.0 is now generally available

The oVirt project is excited to announce the general availability of oVirt 4.5.0, as of April, 20th 2022.   This release unleashes an altogether more powerful and flexible open source virtualization solution that encompasses hundreds of individual changes and a wide range of enhancements across the engine, storage, network, user interface, and analytics on top of oVirt 4.4. Important notes before you install / upgrade Some of the features included in oVirt 4.5.0 require content that will be available in RHEL 8.6 and derivatives which are currently included in CentOS Stream 8.   NOTE: If you’re going to install oVirt […]

Welcome to oVirt 4.5.0 Beta test day!

Hi, 4.5.0 Beta was released yesterday! As for oVirt 4.5 Alpha test day we have a trello board at https://trello.com/b/3FZ7gdhM/ovirt-450-test-day . If you have troubles accessing the trello board please let me know. A release management draft page has been created at: https://www.ovirt.org/release/4.5.0/ If you’re willing to help testing the release during the test days please join the oVirt development mailing list at https://lists.ovirt.org/archives/list/devel@ovirt.org/ and report your feedback there. Please join the trello board for sharing what you’re going to test so others can focus on different areas not covered by your test. If you don’t want to register to trello, please share on […]

oVirt 4.5.0 Beta is now available for testing

The oVirt project is excited to announce the availability of oVirt 4.5.0 Beta release for testing , as of April 6th, 2022.   This release unleashes an altogether more powerful and flexible open source virtualization solution that encompasses hundreds of individual changes and a wide range of enhancements across the engine, storage, network, user interface, and analytics on top of oVirt 4.4. Important notes before you try it Please note this is a Beta release. The oVirt Project makes no guarantees as to its suitability or usefulness. This pre-release must not be used in production, and it is not feature […]

Welcome to oVirt 4.5.0 Alpha test day!

Hi, 4.5.0 Alpha was released yesterday! As for oVirt 4.4 test day we have a trello board at https://trello.com/b/3FZ7gdhM/ovirt-450-test-day . If you have troubles accessing the trello board please let me know. A release management draft page has been created at: https://www.ovirt.org/release/4.5.0/ If you’re willing to help testing the release during the test days please join the oVirt development mailing list at https://lists.ovirt.org/archives/list/devel@ovirt.org/ and report your feedback there. Please join the trello board for sharing what you’re going to test so others can focus on different areas not covered by your test. If you don’t want to register to trello, please share on the […]

The future of oVirt, from a February 2022 point of view

The history of oVirt is an interesting story. In the beginning, the oVirt project was created by Red Hat, which open-sourced a product that was obtained through the Qumranet acquisition. From this open-source project, Red Hat built a product and made it available to customers as Red Hat Virtualization (RHV). The oVirt project is governed by a board that initially included all the members of the Open Virtualization Alliance, including Red Hat, Cisco, Suse, IBM, Canonical, Intel, and NetApp. Over the years, the original members of the board have resigned, leaving only Red Hat as the main contributor to the […]

oVirt 4.4.10 is now generally available

The oVirt project is excited to announce the general availability of oVirt 4.4.10 , as of January 18th, 2022. This release unleashes an altogether more powerful and flexible open source virtualization solution that encompasses hundreds of individual changes and a wide range of enhancements across the engine, storage, network, user interface, and analytics, as compared to oVirt 4.3. Important notes before you install / upgrade Please note that oVirt 4.4 only supports clusters and data centers with compatibility version 4.2 and above. If clusters or data centers are running with an older compatibility version, you need to upgrade them to […]

oVirt 4.4.8 is now generally available

The oVirt project is excited to announce the general availability of oVirt 4.4.8 , as of August 19th, 2021. This release unleashes an altogether more powerful and flexible open source virtualization solution that encompasses hundreds of individual changes and a wide range of enhancements across the engine, storage, network, user interface, and analytics, as compared to oVirt 4.3. Important notes before you install / upgrade Please note that oVirt 4.4 only supports clusters and data centers with compatibility version 4.2 and above. If clusters or data centers are running with an older compatibility version, you need to upgrade them to […]