Alpine 2.7.8 released

The Alpine Linux project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 2.7.8 of its Alpine Linux operating system.

This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.40 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

The full lists of changes can be found in the git log and bug tracker.


Eivind Uggedal (1):
      main/py-django: security upgrade to 1.5.8 (CVE-2014-1418,CVE-2014-3730)

Leonardo Arena (2):
      main/linux-virt-grsec: upgrade to 3.10.40
      backports/perl-mail-tools: backport new version for rt4

Linux User (1):
      backports: add rt 4.2 and all the needed dependencies

Natanael Copa (22):
      main/lua-pc: fix lua5.1/lua conflict
      main/lua-zlib: fix lua/lua5.1 conflict
      mian/linux-grsec: upgrade to 3.14.4
      main/dahdi-linux-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.10.40-r0
      main/flashcache-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.10.40-r0
      main/open-vm-tools-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.10.40-r0
      main/xtables-addons-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.10.40-r0
      testing/ipt-netflow-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.10.40-r0
      testing/spl-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.10.40-r0
      testing/virtualbox-additions-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.10.40-r0
      testing/zfs-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.10.40-r0
      main/libxfont: security fixes for CVE-2014-0209, CVE-2014-0210, CVE-2014-021
      main/coreutils: fix man-pages
      main/alpine-conf: backport HP array (cciss) paritioning fix
      main/mqtt-exec: upgrade to 0.2 and add an init.d script
      main/apk-tools: upgrade to 2.4.4
      main/alpine-conf: backport ERASE_DISKS support for setup-disk
      main/qemu: upgrade to 1.6.2 and security fix CVE-2014-0150
      main/dpkg: security upgrade to 1.16.14 (CVE-2014-0471)
      main/libmms: security upgrade to 0.6.4 (CVE-2014-2892)
      main/mysql: security upgrade to 5.5.37
      ==== release 2.7.8 ====

Timo Teräs (11):
      main/rt4: upgrade to 4.0.19 (and fix displayed RT version)
      main/luajit: backport from edge
      main/nginx-lua: backported from edge
      main/lua-pc: build for lua5.1 and lua5.2
      main/lua-pc: fix install prefix, and subpkg dependencies
      main/lua-pc: fix lua5.2 build
      main/lua-pc: fix checksum
      main/lua-pc: rebuild to recover from previous build failure
      main/lua-lpc: fix flags
      main/lua-zlib: upgrade to 0.4.1 and build for lua 5.1 and 5.2
      main/openssl: fix for CVE-2010-5298