[Buildroot] Buildroot 2018.05.2 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Tue Aug 28 14:50:42 UTC 2018


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2018.05.2 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2018.05.2 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2018.05.1 release.

- Security fixes for apache, bind, dropbear, ipsec-tools, libarchive,
  libfuse, libopenssl, libsoup, mariadb, mbedtls, nodejs, openssh, php,
  python-django, ruby, samba4, wireshark, wpa_supplicant, znc

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in acl, attr, brltty,
  bzip2, chrony, cryptsetup, eigen, ffmpeg, gcc, ghostscript, gnutls,
  imx-gpu-viv, libglib2, libselinux, lighttpd, linuxptp, lttng-modules,
  lttng-tools, lua-flu, lvm2, m4, makedevs, mesa3d-headers, mtd,
  ncurses, rauc, stress-ng, uboot-tools, uclibc, waylandpp,
  wireless_tools, wireless-regdb, xorriso

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 2018.05.1..

    27  Bernd Kuhls
    12  Baruch Siach
    11  Peter Korsgaard
    11  Thomas Petazzoni
     8  Yann E. MORIN
     3  Hollis Blanchard
     3  Ricardo Martincoski
     2  Carlos Santos
     2  Fabio Estevam
     2  Julien BOIBESSOT
     2  Laurent Hartanerot
     2  Marcin Niestroj
     2  Ryan Coe
     2  Trent Piepho
     1  Alexey Brodkin
     1  André Hentschel
     1  Angelo Compagnucci
     1  Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)
     1  Christopher McCrory
     1  David Owens
     1  Fabrice Fontaine
     1  Geoff Levand
     1  Joel Stanley
     1  John Faith
     1  Matt Flax
     1  Thomas Ehrhardt
     1  Vadim Kochan

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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