Version History of Virtualbox 4.3.14 (RC 1)

  • VMM: more fixes for MSR emulation on certain hardware
  • VMM: improve MSI handling under rare circumstances (only relevant for the ICH9 chipset)
  • VMM: fixed #UD exception for 64-bit guests with the EFER.SCE bit and the SYSCALL in-struction (VT-x only; 4.3 regression)
  • VMM: fixed timekeeping after resuming a multi-CPU VM
  • GUI: fixed a potential crash
  • GUI: fixed stuck AltGr key on Windows hosts
  • GUI: fixed a potential error during the version check
  • GUI: shortcut change should not require Enter/Return (or other trigger) to confirm
  • NAT: fixed inbound half-close
  • NAT: fixed slow upload speed under certain conditions
  • NAT Network: fixed inbound half-close on Mac OS X hosts
  • NAT Network: fixed socket leak on Solaris hosts
  • NAT Network: fixed ping of mapped host loopback on Mac OS X and Solaris hosts, fixed proxying of IMCP errors on Mac OS X
  • Host-Only Network: fixed SNMP ifConnectorPresent value on Windows
  • Storage: fixed a possible crash with CD/DVD passthrough under certain circumstances
  • Storage: fixed a crash when trying to open an inaccessible QED or QCOW image
  • Storage: fixed data corruption or read errors under rare circumstances
  • AHCI: fixed a crash under rare circumstances
  • USB: performance fixes
  • ICH9: properly reset MSI capability on reset
  • 3D: fixed misbehavior with huge guests (i.e. guest more than 4GB guest memory
  • 3D: several fixes
  • API: properly detect the Windows 8.1 guest OS type
  • Linux hosts / guests: compile fix for EL7
  • Linux Additions: made 3D pass-through work with recent versions of Mesa in the guest
  • Mac OS X hosts: when scanning for host CD/DVD devices also consider BlueRay devices
  • OS/2 Additions: fixed gengradd.dll library name
  • Solaris Additions: fixed permissions of files and directories located on shared folders