[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] brotli: update to version 1.0.7

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Tue Nov 13 22:47:49 UTC 2018

>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com> writes:

>>>>> "Adrian" == Adrian Perez de Castro <aperez at igalia.com> writes:
 >> On Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:01:21 +0200, Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com> wrote:
 >>> >>>>> "Adrian" == Adrian Perez de Castro <aperez at igalia.com> writes:
 >>> > The new version, among other changes, includes important fixes
 >>> > for unaligned memory access on ARM (both for 32 and 64-bit), as well
 >>> > as performance improvements and build fixes.
 >>> Does this mean that we should backport this version bump to the current
 >>> LTS release (2018.02.x) as well then?

 >> This is probably a good idea. I was reluctant to suggest it from the get-go
 >> because there is no mention to security updates in the release notes, but
 >> the unaligned memory access will cause crashes, which on could argue can be
 >> exploited for DoS attacks 🤔. Also, it's a point release so the API/ABI of
 >> the library remains the same, and the risk of breaking things is minimal.

 >> So yes, I think it's a good idea to backport the update to the LTS version.

 > Ok, thanks - I'll cherry pick it next time I sync LTS with master.

Committed to 2018.02.x and 2018.08.x, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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