[Buildroot] Buildroot 2021.05.3 released, 2021.05.x EOL

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Mon Oct 11 15:41:06 UTC 2021


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2021.05.3 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2021.05.3 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2021.05.2 release.

- gdbinit: Mark the sysroot as a "safe path" before configuring	it, so
  pretty printers work correctly without having to pass	-ix to gdb

- Security fixes for apache, atftp, bind, botan, containerd, cryptopp,
  fetchmail, ghostscript, go, libcurl, libkrb5, libsndfile, libyang,
  lynx, nodejs, ntfs-3g, openjdk, openjdk-bin, openssh, php, python-pip,
  redis, squid, uclibc, xen

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime/license issues in alsa-lib,
  arm-trusted-firmware, dash, dc3dd, docker-cli, docker-engine, dovecot,
  erlang, ffmpeg, gdb, gst-omx, gst1-devtools, gst1-interpipe,
  gst1-libav, gst1-plugins-bad, gst1-plugins-base, gst1-plugins-good,
  gst1-plugins-ugly, gst1-python, gst1-rtsp-server, gst1-vaapi,
  gstreamer1, gstreamer1-editing-services, kodi, kodi-pvr-octonet,
  kodi-visualisation-fishbmc, libressl, libxcrypt, lxc, mesa3d,
  micropython, minicom, mono, mtr, mv-ddr-marvell, net-tools, nmap,
  openldap, python-aioconsole, python-cffi, python-dateutil,
  python-django, python-texttable, python-urllib3, python-webob,
  qt5location, refpolicy, ripgrep, runc, sispmctl, strongswan,
  supervisor, syslinux, tinycbor, trace-cmd, uboot-tools, wavemon, wget,
  wireless-regdb, xserver_xorg-server,

For more details, see the CHANGES file:


Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Notice that the 2021.05.x series is now END OF LIFE. Please migrate to
the 2021.08.x series instead which will be supported until December
2021, or the 2021.02.x LTS series, which is supported until April 2022.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2021.05.2..

    24  Fabrice Fontaine
    19  Peter Seiderer
    17  Peter Korsgaard
    11  Romain Naour
     7  Giulio Benetti
     5  Asaf Kahlon
     5  Christian Stewart via buildroot
     3  Francois Perrad
     3  Yann E. MORIN
     2  Bernd Kuhls
     2  Edgar Bonet
     2  Illia Bitkov
     2  Petr Vorel
     1  Adam Duskett
     1  Antoine Tenart
     1  Baruch Siach
     1  Chris Packham
     1  James Hilliard
     1  Joachim Wiberg
     1  Kory Maincent
     1  Martin Elshuber
     1  Michael Nosthoff
     1  Nicolas Cavallari
     1  Quentin Schulz
     1  Raphaël Mélotte
     1  Sam Voss
     1  Thomas De Schampheleire
     1  Thomas Petazzoni
     1  Titouan Christophe
     1  Waldemar Brodkorb

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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