[Buildroot] Buildroot 2018.11.3 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sun Feb 24 06:53:31 UTC 2019


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2018.11.3 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2018.11.3 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2018.11.2 release.

- Ensure the PLATFORM and OS environment variables are not set, as they
  cause build issues for some packages.

- The package list infrastructure now correctly handles packages
  installing files with old mtime.

- Linux: Skip hash checks for user supplied downloadable patches, as no
  hash checksums are available for those.

- scanpypi: protect against zip-slip vulnerability in zip/tar handling

- Download: fixes for SSH/SCP support

- SDK: Fix handling of relative symlinks (targets starting with '.' or

- Security fixes for bind, dovecot, ghostscript, jpeg-turbo, libarchive,
  libcurl, mosquitto, openssh, php, python, python-django, python3,
  runc, unzip, webkitgtk

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in dhcpcd,
  docker-compose, docker-engine, dtc, efivar, gnuradio, libb64,
  libgeotiff, libgpiod, libid3tag, libupnp18, log4cplus, madplay, meson,
  openssh, poco, postgresql, proftpd, pulseaudio, qt5base, reaver,
  safeclib, sg3_utils, sqlcipher, swupdate, systemd, xenomai

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 2018.11.2..

    15  Peter Korsgaard
    12  Fabrice Fontaine
     6  Baruch Siach
     5  Thomas De Schampheleire
     3  Matt Weber
     3  Peter Seiderer
     3  Thomas Petazzoni
     3  Yann E. MORIN
     2  Bernd Kuhls
     2  Chris Lesiak
     1  Adrian Perez de Castro
     1  Angelo Compagnucci
     1  Bartosz Golaszewski
     1  Christian Stewart
     1  David J. Fogle
     1  Gary Bisson
     1  Gervais, Francois
     1  Grégoire Delattre
     1  Jim Brennan
     1  Joel Carlson
     1  Joseph Kogut
     1  Jörg Krause
     1  Mikael Eliasson

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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