[High] Up2Date 4.003

Urgency: HIGH (low, Middle, HIGH)
Size: 4.5MB (4,607,429 bytes)
md5sum: ea89f759175f3fade5cf8b33cdfd555a

Remarks

  • Required previous version is 4.002
  • Existing configuration will not be changed
  • Active IP and VPN connections will be restarted
  • Remote SSH connections will be lost
  • MiddleWare will be restarted

New/Changed/Improved

  • Performance increase of the spam detection engine
  • Fixed 100% CPU load problem caused by the virus scanner
  • OpenSSL update: fixes several vulnerabilites
  • updated https server for WebAdmin
  • updated smtp proxy
  • updated ssh server
  • Fixed PPTP server buffer overflow vulnerability

Bugfix

(please refer to the known issue list on http://docs.astaro.org)
ID408 Fixed clearing of HTTP proxy cache
ID409 Fixed timeout problem of the smtp virus scanner
ID452 Fixed rare race-condition with “reboot”-notifications on DSL-machines
ID455 Renewed Up2Date PGP keys

Download Information

All Up2Dates are GNUPG-signed! The Astaro Up2Date technology makes it easy to upgrade your installed Astaro Security Linux to the latest version. There are three ways to apply an Up2Date package to the system:

  1. Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to “System -> Up2Date Service” and start a “Update now” in “System Up2Date. An extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date process and the System Administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.
  2. Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to “System -> Up2Date Service” and enable “Prefetch Up2dates”. The System Administrator will receive a Notification email after an Up2Date package has been succesfully fetched and can install the Up2Date by clicking “[install]” on the now available menu item “Unapplied Up2Dates”. An extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date installation and the System administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.
  3. Download the Up2Date package from our HTTP or FTP Server:
    HTTP: Astaro USAstaro GermanyAustralian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror
    FTP: Astaro USAstaro GermanyAustralian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror
    Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to “System -> Up2Date Service”, start “Import from file” and import the downloaded Up2Date package. After a successful upload click “[install]” on the now available menu item “Unapplied Up2Dates”. An extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date installation and the System Administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.

To install Astaro Security Linux, you need the installation ISO image, available on our download page.

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