[Buildroot] Buildroot 2017.02.5 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Wed Jul 26 21:45:00 UTC 2017


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2017.02.5 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2017.02.5 is the 5th bugfix release on the current long term
release, fixing a number of important / security related issues
discovered since the 2017.02.4 release.

- Security fixes for apache, bind, expat, heimdal, irssi, libosip2,
  libtirpc, mpg123, nodejs, pcre, php, samba4, spice, tcpdump, tiff,
  webkitgtk, xen, xserver_xorg-server.

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in aespipe, binutils,
  ccache, collectd, efibootmgr, efivar, ffmpeg, gcc, iproute2, libglib2,
  libmemcached, libxml-parser-perl, linux-fusion, linux-zigbee, orc,
  pulseaudio, python-setproctitle, qt5base, rpi-firmware, syslinux,
  systemd, x265, xvisor.

- Webkitgtk bumped to the 2.16.x series, fixing a large number of
  security issues.

- host-aespipe compile fix for Debian/Gentoo/Ubuntu toolchains which
  default to PIE mode.

Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2017.02.4..

    16  Peter Korsgaard
    11  Bernd Kuhls
     8  Thomas Petazzoni
     5  Baruch Siach
     4  Adrián Pérez de Castro
     4  Vicente Olivert Riera
     3  Fabio Estevam
     3  Peter Seiderer
     3  Romain Naour
     3  Yann E. MORIN
     2  Arnout Vandecappelle
     1  Ben Leinweber
     1  Calin Crisan
     1  Dmitrii Kolesnichenko
     1  Matt Weber
     1  Matthew Shyu
     1  Rahul Bedarkar
     1  Rodrigo Rebello
     1  Thomas De Schampheleire
     1  Yegor Yefremov

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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