[Buildroot] Buildroot 2021.08.2 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Wed Nov 10 14:28:59 UTC 2021


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2021.08.2 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2021.08.2 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2021.08.1 release.

- OpenJDK 16.x moved to 17.x as 16.x is EOL.

- Security fixes for asterisk, bind, containerd, docker-cli,
  docker-engine, exiv2, freerdp, go, hiredis, lrzip, nodejs, openjdk,
  openjdk-bin, php, samba4, snort, strongswan, vim

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime/license issues in audit,
  bitcoin, cryptsetup, dahdi-linux, dbus-python, dfu-util, earlyoom,
  edk2-platforms, ffmpeg, gdb, gensio, gnupg2, gpsd, gst1-plugins-bad,
  gst1-plugins-ugly, gst1-vaapi, gtest, lftp, libpsl, libva,
  libva-utils, lightning, log4cplus, netdata, olsr, pango, python3-cffi,
  qemu, refpolicy, rng-tools, samba4, suricata, systemd, tor, vim,
  weston, wireguard-linux-compat, xerces

For more details, see the CHANGES file:


Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2021.08.1..

    35  Fabrice Fontaine
    18  Peter Korsgaard
     9  Bernd Kuhls
     9  Thomas Petazzoni
     8  James Hilliard
     7  Peter Seiderer
     6  Romain Naour
     4  Giulio Benetti
     2  Adam Duskett
     2  Alexander Dahl
     2  Francois Perrad
     2  Joachim Wiberg
     2  Matthew Weber
     2  Yann E. MORIN
     1  Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)
     1  Artem Panfilov
     1  José Pekkarinen
     1  Raphaël Mélotte

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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