[SRU] Virtualbox new release

Bug #1926937 reported by Eduardo Gutierrez on 2021-05-03
This bug affects 2 people
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virtualbox (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Related to question: hhttps://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/virtualbox/+question/696833

Would be great to update to virtualbox 6.1.22 as you are stuck on 6.1.16...in ubuntu 20.04.02.


pd: changelog

VirtualBox 6.1.22 (released April 29 2021)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

    VMM: Improved performance of 64-bit Windows and Solaris guests when Hyper-V is used on recent Windows 10 hosts
    VMM: Fixed frequent crashes of 64-bit Windows Vista and Server 2003 guests when Hyper-V is used
    GUI: Fixed regression where user was not able to save unset default shortcuts (bug #20305)
    Storage: Fixed regression in LsiLogic SAS controller emulation caused VM crash (bug #20323)
    Linux Guest Additions: Fixed issue when it was not possible to run executables from mounted share (bug #20320)

VirtualBox 6.1.20 (released April 20 2021)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

    VMM: Fixed extremely poor VM performance depending on the timing of various actions (regression in 6.1.0)
    VMM: Fixed guest OS hanging under certain circumstances when Hyper-V is present (bug #20141)
    VMM: Fixed Guru Meditation error when using a nested hypervisor under certain circumstances (bug #20175)
    VMM: Fixed a SMAP related host panic affecting Solaris 11.4 systems with Intel Haswell CPUs or later (bug #16068)
    OCI: Add cloud-init support for export to OCI and for OCI instance creation
    GUI: Fixed "Delete all files" leaving behind Logs/VBoxUI.log (bug #20235)
    Audio: Multiple fixes and enhancements
    Audio: Fixed detection of duplex audio devices on macOS (5.0 regression; bug #20171)
    Network: Fixed link status reporting for "not attached" adapters
    Network: Fixed connectivity issues with e1000 in OS/2 guests (6.1.18 regression; bug #20148)
    Network: Fixed VxWorks e1000 driver compatibility issue (bug #20182)
    Network: Fixed GUI checks for port forwarding rules rejecting IPv6 with "Nat Network" (bug #14847)
    DHCP: Don't crash in the presence of fixed address assignments (bug #20128)
    Serial: Fixed possible VM hang when using the a serial port in disconnected mode (bug #19854)
    Webcam: Fixed interoperability with v4l2loopback and fixed a crash under certain circumstances (bug #20176)
    NVMe: Fixed sporadic Windows VM hang or reboot on high CPU load
    VBoxManage: Allow changing network adapter attachment of a saved VM with "modifyvm"
    vboximg-mount: Fix for argument processing to honor the '--root' option (6.0 regression; bug #20073)
    Linux host and guest: Support kernel versions 5.11 (bug #20198) and 5.12
    Linux host: Maximum MTU size increased to 16110 for host-only adapters on Linux kernels 4.10+ (bug #19122)
    Linux Guest Additions: Fix vboxvideo module compilation for kernel version 5.10.x
    Linux Guest Additions: Fixed kernel module build for RHEL 8.4 beta and CentOS Stream (bug #20289)

VirtualBox 6.1.18 (released January 19 2021)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

    Nested VM: Fixed hangs when executing SMP nested-guests under certain conditions on Intel hosts (bug #19315, #19561)
    OCI integration: Cloud Instance parameters parsing is improved on import (bug #19156)
    Network: UDP checksum offloading in e1000 no longer produces zero checksums (bug #19930)
    Network: Fixed Host-Only Ethernet Adapter DHCP, guest os can not get IP on host resume (bug #19620)
    NAT: Fixed mss parameter handing (bug #15256)
    macOS host: Multiple optimizations for BigSur
    Audio: Fixed issues with audio playback after host goes to sleep (bug #18594)
    Documentation: Some content touch-up and table formatting fixes
    Linux host and guest: Support kernel version 5.10 (bug #20055)
    Solaris host: Fix regression breaking VGA text mode since version 6.1.0
    Guest Additions: Fixed a build failure affecting CentOS 8.2-2004 and later (bug #20091)
    Guest Additions: Fixed a build failure affecting Linux kernels 3.2.0 through 3.2.50 (bug #20006)
    Guest Additions: Fixed a VM segfault on copy with shared clipboard with X11 (bug #19226)
    Shared Folder: Fixed error with remounting on Linux guests

summary: - Virtualbox new release
+ [SRU] Virtualbox new release
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in virtualbox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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