[High] Up2Date 4.008

Urgency: HIGH (low, Middle, HIGH)
Size: 11MB (11,611,628 bytes)
md5sum: 8764ffe4179490fd57e91ced8becede4

Remarks

  • Required previous version is 4.007
  • Existing configuration will not be changed
  • Firewall will reboot with a new kernel
  • !!! Attention !!! Firewall will reboot !!! ATTENTION !!!

New/Changed/Improved

This Up2Date adds support for AMD K6, Intel P1 and VIA C3 CPUs as well as modern boards with dual-CPU support and interrupt controller programming (APIC). It also updates all occurrences of glibc (security fix). The new Linux kernel includes the security routing-cache-hash and TCP/IP fragment reassembly handling patch, the tty expolit patch, an ext3 bugfix, new modules for PPTP, drivers for NICs, support for the Toshiba-LCD and support for Compaq SmartArray 5 and Adaptec I2O RAID. The Pyramid LCD with enabled keyboard is supported. A new exim (SMTP-Proxy) is for a small AV-interaction bugfix also included.

Bugfix

(please refer to the known issue list on http://docs.astaro.org)
375 sundance.o does not work with newer D-Link580TX
389 Network adapters with class 0x0280 will be not recognized
394 Compaq Smart Array 431 not recognized
415 POP3: default setting ANY-ANY leads to reachable port 8110 from outside
420 missing /dev/sr* in the initrd (SCSI-CDROM for installation)
451 Accounting daemon not running messages
494 Wrong settings in backupdata for email intervall

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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The original article/video can be found at [High] Up2Date 4.008

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