[Buildroot] Buildroot 2018.02.5 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Wed Aug 29 16:21:10 UTC 2018


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2018.02.5 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2018.02.5 is a bugfix release on the current long term
release, fixing a number of important / security related issues
discovered since the 2018.02.4 release.

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

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in acl, attr, brltty,
  bzip2, chrony, cryptsetup, eigen, erlang, ffmpeg, gcc, ghostscript,
  gnutls, libglib2, libselinux, lighttpd, linuxptp, lttng-modules,
  lttng-tools, lua-flu, lvm2, m4, makedevs, mesa3d-headers, mtd,
  ncurses, qt5xmlpatterns, shairport-sync, stress-ng, uboot-tools,
  uclibc, waylandpp, wireless_tools, 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 2018.02.4..
    32  Bernd Kuhls
    15  Baruch Siach
    11  Peter Korsgaard
    11  Thomas Petazzoni
     8  Yann E. MORIN
     4  Fabrice Fontaine
     3  Julien BOIBESSOT
     3  Ricardo Martincoski
     2  Carlos Santos
     2  Fabio Estevam
     2  Francois Perrad
     2  Hollis Blanchard
     2  Marcin Niestroj
     2  Ryan Coe
     2  Stefan Sørensen
     2  Trent Piepho
     1  Adam Duskett
     1  André Hentschel
     1  Angelo Compagnucci
     1  Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)
     1  Christopher McCrory
     1  David Owens
     1  Geoff Levand
     1  Joel Stanley
     1  John Faith
     1  Jörg Krause
     1  Laurent Hartanerot
     1  Matt Flax
     1  Sébastien Szymanski
     1  Thomas Ehrhardt
     1  Vadim Kochan

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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