[Buildroot] Buildroot 2021.02.5 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Thu Sep 16 18:51:33 UTC 2021


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2021.02.5 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2021.02.5 is a bugfix release on the current long term
release, fixing a number of important / security related issues
discovered since the 2021.02.4 release.

- Toolchain: Disable fortify support for Microblaze as it is not
  currently working.

- Security fixes for c-ares, cpio, fetchmail, fluidsynth, gd, go,
  haproxy, jszip, libarchive, libexif, libopenssl, libssh, mc,
  mosquitto, nodejs, php, postgresql, prosody, python-pillow, python3,
  sylpheed, tor, vim

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime/license issues in alsa-utils,
  arm-trusted-firmware, bayer2rgb-neon, belle-sip, busybox, cjson,
  coreutils, eigen, environment-setup, fontconfig, gdb, gnuradio,
  gnutls, ipmiutil, iputils, kvm-unit-tests, libgcrypt, libmodsecurity,
  librsvg, libshout, localedef, mesa3d, netsniff-ng, nginx, ogre,
  openmpi, openvmtools, prelink-cross, protobuf, python-pyudev, qt5base,
  samba4, sdl2, sox, swupdate, uboot-tools, uhd, unbound, wlroots,
  xapp_xrdb, xapp_xwd, xen, xenomai, xlib_libXfont2, xlib_libXft, zip

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 2021.02.4..

    44  Fabrice Fontaine
    12  Peter Korsgaard
     8  Bernd Kuhls
     7  Francois Perrad
     7  James Hilliard
     6  Christian Stewart
     5  Giulio Benetti
     4  Romain Naour
     3  Angelo Compagnucci
     3  Thomas Petazzoni
     2  Asaf Kahlon
     2  Baruch Siach
     2  James Knight
     2  Matthew Weber
     2  Michael Fischer
     1  Adrian Amaglio
     1  Alexander Egorenkov
     1  Conrad Ratschan
     1  Gleb Mazovetskiy
     1  Julien Olivain
     1  Krzysztof Kanas
     1  Kyle Harding
     1  Michael Nosthoff
     1  Nevo Hed
     1  Peter Seiderer
     1  Quentin Schulz
     1  Sébastien Szymanski
     1  Titouan Christophe
     1  Yann E. MORIN

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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