Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of ReleaseAnnouncement/1.2.3


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  • ReleaseAnnouncement/1.2.3

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     1= 1.2.3 Final Release Announcement = 
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     3A new release for Bcfg2 1.2.3 is now available at: 
     4 
     5ftp://ftp.mcs.anl.gov/pub/bcfg 
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     7Bcfg2 1.2.3 is primarily a bugfix release, including one critical bug in the Trigger plugin (CVE-2012-3366).  Several new minor features have also been added. 
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     9Major bug fixes in 1.2.3: 
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     11  * Fixed major bug in Trigger plugin that could allow an attacker who has gained root access to a Bcfg2 client to gain access to your Bcfg2 server by using a malformed UUID (CVE-2012-3366) 
     12  * Fixed issues with using ProbeData object as a string 
     13  * Significant fixes to MacPorts package tool (from Luke Cyca) 
     14 
     15New features in 1.2.3: 
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     17  * Added YUMng hooks into DBStats (from John Reddy) 
     18  * Added DB2 support for DBStats (from John Reddy) 
     19  * Package plugin: 
     20    * Added support for re-reading packages.conf on the fly 
     21    * Search for bcfg2-yum-helper in $PATH 
     22    * Added feature to allow specifying arbitrary repository options 
     23    * Backported feature to allow Packages plugin to set version attribute to "any" instead of "all" 
     24  * SSLCA plugin now respects info.xml files 
     25  * Added features to bcfg2-test to pass options to nose, ignore tests (both from Calen Pennington), and test specific clients 
     26  * Added bcfg2-lint plugin to warn about .cat and .diff files 
     27 
     28A non-exhaustive list of minor bug fixes in 1.2.3: 
     29 
     30  * Fixed various logging issues with the Cfg plugin 
     31  * Fixed traceback arising from a missing bundle 
     32  * Removed some excess code 
     33  * Fixed several template examples (from Brent Bloxam) and many other documentation fixes 
     34  * Dependency cleanup, packaging fixes for RPMs, Debian packages, Solaris builds 
     35  * Schema fixes for BoundPath devices, XIncludes 
     36  * Various fixes to launchd service tool 
     37  * Many error message improvements 
     38  * Universally use an XML parser that strips whitespace in order to solve an issue with concatenation of data onto an existing XML file (e.g., clients.xml) 
     39  * Packages plugin fixes: 
     40    * Fixed debug output from bcfg2-yum-helper 
     41    * Fixed automatic handling of RPM GPG keys when use_yum_libraries is off but yum libraries are available 
     42    * Fixed bug that caused bcfg2-server to try to set up Pulp connection if Pulp libraries were installed at all, not only if Pulp was configured 
     43    * Fixed generation of repository names for auto-generation of Yum config 
     44    * Improved handling of option to disable metadata 
     45    * Several tracebacks handled more gracefully 
     46  * SSLCA fixes: 
     47    * Set 'type' attribute correctly 
     48    * Improved logging 
     49    * Improved verification routines 
     50  * bcfg2-info fixes: 
     51    * packagesources fixed for repos that use Component tags 
     52    * Added support for newer versions of IPython 
     53    * Fixed various bugs in builddir 
     54  * bcfg2-lint fixes: 
     55    * Made all plugins respect command-line filelist (--stdin) 
     56    * Better line-wrapping 
     57