Mountain Lion) Windows hosts: fixed startup problems on certain Windows hosts due to conflicts with anti-virus software (4.3.14 regression, bug #13187) Windows hosts: fixed 4.3.14 regression whereby Alt Gr stopped working for some people (bug #13216) X11 hosts: made the extra key on Brazilian Thinkpads work (bug #8745) X11 hosts: fixed a problem of input focus cycles and immediately released key presses in full screen mode (bug #13238) Linux hosts: fixed flooding the kernel log with USB related messages when passing through certain USB devices to a VM (bug #13085) Linux guests: stop applications crashing when drm_wait_vblank is called (bug #13265) Linux guests: fix a crash in gnome-session (bug #13335) X11 guests: do not start VBox Client over an SSH connection (bug #13107) X11 guests: added support for X.
Org Server 1.16 (bug #13207) X11 guests: fixed a wrong parameter in the video driver which caused problems with full-screen X11 clients (bug #2748) Virtual KD: introduced stub/loader device for speeding up Windows kernel debugging, details see - removed virtualbox-xserver-116.patch, already available upstream * Mon Sep 08 2014 [email protected] modify hint message in virtualbox-60-vboxdrv.rules, so udev rules will stay enabled also after package update * Tue Aug 05 2014 [email protected] Updated virtualbox-xserver-116.patch to the actual upstream commits.
* Tue Sep 01 2015 [email protected] Install and enable the vboxadd-service init script, to make auto-mounting of shared folders and time synchronization work - Install VBox Service to /usr/sbin/ instead of /usr/bin/ so that vboxadd-service can find it, it cannot be run as user anyway - Create the /media folder with appropriate permissions on distributions higher than 13.1, it doesn't exist any more and the one that VBox Service creates automatically cannot be accessed by normal users - Fixes boo#908669 and boo#936254 * Fri Aug 14 2015 Larry.
[email protected] bump to 5.0.2 (released 2015-08-13 by Oracle) A number of problems were fixed and/or added.
Windows Additions: some fixes for recent Windows 10 Previews Linux Additions: fixed a compatibility issue with 64-bit Linux 2.4 kernels Linux Additions: fixed a potential use-after-free when unloading the VBox Guest module Linux Additions: Linux 3.19 fixes (bug #13741) * Wed Jan 28 2015 [email protected] Cleanup with spec-cleaner - Remove really obsolete conditionals due to buildstatus everywhere * Wed Dec 17 2014 [email protected] update to version 4.3.20 (bnc#914447): CVE-2014-0224 CVE-2015-0377 CVE-2014-6595 CVE-2014-6588 CVE-2014-6589 CVE-2014-6590 CVE-2015-0427 CVE-2015-0418 VMM: fixed reboot hang of 32-bit Windows SMP guests (bug #13319, #13462) VMM: proper Math Fault handling with certain legacy guests (bug #9042, AMD hosts) VMM: fixed a Guru Meditation VINF_EM_TRIPLE_FAULT on older CPUs that don't support MSR-bitmaps (VT-x only; bugs #13034, #13125, #13311, #13425, #13426, #13463, #13585) GUI: fix 3D overlay window re-parenting issue when VM goes to full screen mode on X11 hosts.
GUI: fix occasional loss of focus in full-screen mode on X11 host systems (4.3.16 regression) GUI: Mac OS X: wizards should have Cancel button (bug #12541) GUI: added a global option to prevent automatic raising of the new window by mouse move with multi-screen guests (bug #8878) API: accept remote display port 0 as the default RDP port (bug #8534) VBox Manage: fixed crash when executing showvminfo command under certain circumstances (bug #13190) ACPI: fixed occasional Guru Meditations in ACPI timer code (4.3.18 regression; bug #13521) EFI: improved performance of IDE disk access EFI: fixed a bug in the EFI video driver which prevented Windows to boot in UEFI mode (bug #12022) EFI: properly announce the amount of RAM for big VMs (bugs #11103 and #13211) Storage: fixed a crash under certain circumstances when a medium was ejected from a drive attached to the SATA controller without inserting a new medium before pausing or closing the VM (4.3.16 regression) Storage: fixed an interrupt acknowledge issue causing hanging guests or slower I/O (4.3.18 regression) Storage: fixed broken resume after the VM was suspended due to a full disk if host I/O caching is used Storage: fixed a Guru Meditation under certain conditions when using the Dev Lsi Logic controller with VMs running in raw mode (4.3 regression; bugs #12254, #12655, #12709, #12774, #12886) Guest Control: fixed a bug which might lead to a crash during recursive copy SDK: Java COM bindings fixes i PXE: enable the HTTP download protocol (bug #13628) Runtime: do not use a fixed stack size creating temporary threads during initialization (bug #13038) Windows hosts: fixed more startup problems on certain Windows hosts due to conflicts with anti-virus software; better error reporting (4.3.14 regression; bug #13187) Windows hosts: fixed Direct Sound host audio failure under certain conditions (bug #13418) Windows hosts: fixed additional cases of 4.3.14 regression whereby Alt Gr stopped working for some people (bug #13216) Windows Additions: preserve guest monitor layout when resizing Windows 7 or newer guests Linux Additions: Linux 3.18 compile fixes (bug #13515) - download the Manual directly without rename * Tue Oct 14 2014 [email protected] fix /usr/lib/virtualbox *files permissions * Mon Oct 13 2014 [email protected] update to version 4.3.18: == since 3.4.16 == VMM: fixed a potential misbehavior after restoring the A20 state from a saved state GUI: fixed full-screen mode mini-toolbar related regressions for different platforms and window managers (bug #13369) GUI: X11: fixed full-screen mode Unity panels quirk caused by mini-toolbar code changes in last release (bug #13365) GUI: X11: added possibility to use legacy full-screen mode as the new one can cause multi-screen issues under Unity, see the manual for more information (bug #13365) GUI: Mac OS X: fixed full-screen mode artifact causing black screen when 3D acceleration was enabled on 10.10 Yosemite hosts (bug #13448) GUI: Mac OS X: fixed regression in user-space swiping from/to VBox in full-screen mode GUI: Mac OS X: fixed issue with switching to VBox in full-screen mode through Alt Tab and Mission Control Storage: fixed data corruption when resizing huge VHD images under certain circumstances (bug #11960) Storage: fixed a rare hang during startup when the BIOS enumerates the storage devices attached to the SATA controller Storage: follow the spec with AHCI interrupt acknowledge (bug #13474) Storage: fixed broken i SCSI authentication (4.3.14 regression, bugs #13386, #13435) NAT Network: properly parse port forwarding rules to allow UDP rules USB: fixed a crash on Linux hosts with older Linux kernels (bug #13400) and several other fixes ACPI: fixed ACPI timer anomalies (bug #12076) Guest Control: fixed a memory leak (bug #13434) Main: when removing a VM, do also remove the VBox file which might exist on Windows hosts (bug #13478) Windows hosts: fixed more startup problems on certain Windows hosts due to conflicts with anti-virus software; better error reporting (4.3.14 regression; bug #13187) Windows hosts: propagate the process startup information to the child process (4.3.14 regression; bug #13243) Mac OS X hosts: don't force using the discrete GPU (bug #11111) Windows Additions: some Windows 10 tweaks X11 guests: fix a bug handling video driver display properties which prevented GNOME Shell on Fedora 21 from starting Linux hosts / guests: fixed a few remaining warnings in the kernel log if memory allocation fails (bug #11171) == since 4.3.14 == VMM: fixed restoring 32-bit FPU state on 64-bit capable VMs and restoring guest FPU in raw-mode VMs (bug #12646; 4.3 regression) GUI: properly restore normal/scale mode guest-screen size after exiting full-screen/seamless mode GUI: mini-toolbar should provoke less artifacts/conflicts with 3D guest rendering GUI: Mac OS X: Native full-screen multi-screen transition was able to blackout host-screens for nearly minute GUI: X11: Modern window managers should now use native full-screen multi-screen mapping API GUI: added extradata item for configuring the mouse capture behavior, see the manual for more information (bug #3506) Storage: fixed a VBox SVC crash when querying an i SCSI target with authentication configured (4.3.14 regression) Storage: fixed a rare data corruption during reads if another allocating write is running concurrently and accesses the same range Storage: fixed a rare crash for certain VHD images from other products Storage: fixed a rare release assertion when using the AHCI controller Floppy: fixed read errors and guest memory corruption when running under control of QEMM 3D: added experimental support for rendering on offline GPUs for Mac OS X host 3D: fixed white window appearing on entering Full Screen mode on OSX host 3D: fixed video recording support for 3D data regression (bug #13073) 3D: fixes for MS Office 2013 support 3D: several fixes Bridged Networking: improved IPv6 support when bridging to a wireless interface NAT: prevent internal DNS service from stuck in host-resolver mode when host was switched from one network to another one while host was sleeping (Mac OS X hosts) NAT: preserve DF (if possible) and TOS when proxying outbound UDP datagrams (bugs #9440, #12309) NAT: don't let multicast datagrams out (bug #7338) NAT: fixed handling of large incoming UDP datagrams on Windows hosts (bug #12136) NAT: fixed handling of the RFC 1533 DHCP PAD option NAT Network: fixed inbound half-close on Windows hosts NAT Network: preserve IPv4 DF (if possible), TTL, TOS and IPv6 Hop Limit when proxying outbound UDP datagrams VRDP: fixed a rare crash when using remote audio input USB: fixed several regressions from 4.3.14 (bug #13320) Audio: made the HDA sound emulation work with certain OSX guests (e.g.
3D content now can be shown over Remote Desktop connection.
Copyable version text, do not close dialog on mouse-clicks and focus losing, explicit close button at the bottom of dialog and disabled close button fix on OS X.
(bugs #9912, #12749) GUI: fixed bug when re-assigning shortcuts (bug #14565) GUI: fixed default focus button in message-box dialogs (bug #14486) GUI: fixed settings dialog which is opened if the network settings need to be changed at VM startup (5.0.0 regression; bug #14601) GUI: fixed crash during VM start if an early error message needs to be shown, for example Linux kernel modules not present (bug #14646) Bridged Networking: fixed handling of guest DHCP requests without UDP checksum when bridging to a wireless interface (bug #14615) Audio: latency fixes (Windows hosts only; bug #4088) Guest Control: correctly set USERNAME and USERPROFILE environment variables (Windows guests only) Guest Control: several fixes API: properly restore NAT port forwarding rules when reverting to a snapshot Parallel ports: Several fixes allowing to enable two parallel ports for a VM VBox Manage: fixed wrong output of debugvm show command VBox Manage: fixed hang when specifying logging groups with debugvm log starting with h, for example hex Windows hosts: renamed VBox to VBox and provide this log file in the GUI log viewer Windows hosts: fixed a small memory leak in the Windows host interface driver (VBox Net Adp) which caused a BSOD if the driver verifier is enabled (bug #14562) Windows hosts: fixed a failure to start VMs on hosts where is not available (bug #14574) Windows hosts: another fix for VERR_LDR_MISMATCH_NATIVE errors (bug #14579) Windows hosts: fixed host-to-guest communication with bridged networking (bugs #14326, #14457) Windows hosts: fixed broken data receiving from the serial device with the named pipe backend if Kaspersky AV is installed Linux hosts: Linux 4.3 compile fixes Linux hosts: installer fix for certain systems (bug #14627) Linux hosts / guests: native systemd support for the host/guest installer scripts.
If not, a screen stating that passthru of USB devices is a security hole, and it refers the user to bnc#664520 for an explanation.