3.5 Virtualization

The following virtualization features, bug fixes, and enhancements are included in this update:

  • KASLR for KVM guests added.  Capability for Kernel address-space layout randomization (KASLR) for KVM guests has been added in this update.

  • libvirt updated to version 4.7.0.  This version of the libvirt utility includes bug fixes and improvements from the previous version. Note that version 4.0.0 of the package is shipped on the installation media. If you install this package from the installation media, you must use ULN or the Oracle Linux yum server to update to version 4.7.0 or later. Oracle does not provide ongoing support for versions of libvirt prior to 4.7.0 on the Arm platform.

  • QEMU updated to version 3.0.0.  This version of QEMU includes several bug fixes, including important security fixes and a large number of KVM integration improvements. Note that version 2.11.1 is shipped on the installation media. If you install this package from the installation media, you must use ULN or the Oracle Linux yum server to update to version 3.0.0 or later. Oracle does not provide ongoing support for versions of qemu prior to 3.0.0 on the Arm platform.