[Buildroot] Buildroot 2017.02.7 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sat Oct 28 19:19:08 UTC 2017


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2017.02.7 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2017.02.7 is the 7th bugfix release on the current long term
release, fixing a number of important / security related issues
discovered since the 2017.02.6 release.

- Security fixes for dnsmasq, git, hostapd, irssi, iucode-tool, lame,
  libcurl, libnss, musl, nodejs, openssh, openvpn, qemu, sdl2,
  webkitgtk, wget, wpa_supplicant, xen, xlib_libXfont, xlib_libXfont2,

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in busybox, bzip2, go,
  libffi, qt, redis

- Linaro toolchains updated to 2017.08 release, fixing a number of

- Webkitgtk bumped to the 2.18.x series, fixing a large number of
  security issues.

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 2017.02.6..

    26  Peter Korsgaard
    11  Bernd Kuhls
     8  Romain Naour
     5  Baruch Siach
     3  Adrian Perez de Castro
     2  Alexander Mukhin
     2  Alfredo Alvarez Fernandez
     2  Fabio Estevam
     2  Thomas Petazzoni
     1  Andrey Yurovsky
     1  Angelo Compagnucci
     1  Cam Hutchison
     1  Evgeniy Didin
     1  Lothar Felten
     1  Luca Ceresoli
     1  Mauro Condarelli
     1  Olivier Schonken
     1  Thomas De Schampheleire
     1  Vicente Olivert Riera

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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