security update in Fedora EPEL 6 for bird

Status: stable 5 months ago

BIRD 1.6.6 (2019-02-27)

  • Several bugfixes related to route propagation

BIRD 1.6.5 (2019-01-05)

  • MRT table dumps (RFC 6396)
  • BGP Long-lived graceful restart
  • Filter: Make ifname attribute modifiable
  • Improved keeping track of IPv6 link-local addresses
  • Many bugfixes

BIRD 1.6.4 (2018-03-22)

  • Basic VRF support
  • Simplified autoconf scripts
  • BGP: Shutdown communication (RFC 8203)
  • BGP: Allow exchanging LOCAL_PREF with eBGP peers
  • BGP: Allow to specify interface for regular sessions
  • BGP: New option 'disable after cease'
  • RAdv: Support for more specific routes (RFC 4191)
  • RAdv: Proper handling of prefix retraction
  • Filter: Allow silent filter execution
  • Filter: Fixed stack overflow in BGP mask expressions
  • Several bug fixes

BIRD 1.6.3 (2016-12-21)

  • Large BGP communities
  • BFD authentication (MD5, SHA1)
  • SHA1 and SHA2 authentication for RIP and OSPF
  • Improved documentation
  • Several bug fixes

BIRD 1.6.2 (2016-09-29)

  • Fixes serious bug introduced in the previous version

BIRD 1.6.1 (2016-09-22)

  • Support for IPv6 ECMP
  • Better handling of IPv6 tentative addresses
  • Several updates and fixes in Babel protocol
  • Filter: New !~ operator
  • Filter: ASN ranges in bgpmask
  • KRT: New kernel protocol option 'metric'
  • KRT: New route attribute 'krt_scope'
  • Improved BIRD help messages
  • Fixes memory leak in BGP multipath
  • Fixes handling of empty path segments in BGP AS_PATH
  • Several bug fixes

BIRD 1.6.0 (2016-04-29)

  • Major RIP protocol redesign
  • New Babel routing protocol
  • BGP multipath support
  • KRT: Add support for plenty of kernel route metrics
  • KRT: Allow more than 256 routing tables
  • Static: Allow to specify attributes for static routes
  • Static: Support for BFD controlled static routes
  • FreeBSD: Setup password for BGP MD5 authentication
  • IO: Remove socket number limit
  • Plenty of bug fixes
  • Upgrade notes:
    • For RIP, most protocol options were moved to interface blocks.

BIRD 1.5.0 (2015-04-20)

  • Major OSPF protocol redesign.
  • OSPFv2 multi-instance extension (RFC 6549).
  • BGP AS-wide unique router ID (RFC 6286).
  • BGP enhanced route refresh (RFC 7313).
  • Link state support in BGP.
  • Latency tracking and internal watchdog.
  • Uses high port range for BFD on BSD.
  • Increase max symbol length to 64.
  • Allows to define unnamed protocols from templates.
  • Fixes two serious bugs in BGP.
  • Several bugfixes and minor improvements.
  • Several minor option changes:
    • OSPF: Protocol-wide 'instance id' option added.
    • BGP: Parameters to option 'neighbor' extended.
    • BGP: Separate option 'interface' added.
    • BGP: Option 'start delay time' renamed to 'connect delay time'.
    • BGP: Option 'route limit' deprecated.
  • Upgrade notes:
    • For OSPF, there are deep internal changes, but user-visible changes are limited to log messages and minor changes in formatting of command output.
    • For BGP, version 1.5.0 is essentially a minor release. There are two deprecated options ('start delay time' and 'route limit') and some minor formatting changes.

Comments 6

This update has been submitted for testing by robert.

This update has been pushed to testing.

This update has reached 14 days in testing and can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

This update has been submitted for batched by robert.

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

This update has been pushed to stable.

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submitted 6 months ago
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Related Bugs 2

00 #1588769 CVE-2018-12066 bird: Stack overflow in BGP mask expressions
00 #1588770 CVE-2018-12066 bird: Stack overflow in BGP mask expressions [epel-all]

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