Updates released for MeeGo Core, Netbook and SDK

Published by David Gilson at 14:06 UTC, January 13th 2011

Significant updates to MeeGo and the MeeGo SDK have been announced at the MeeGo Wiki. Both MeeGo Core and Netbook have received updates in both the 1.1 and 1.0 branches, receiving their second and sixth updates respectively. The MeeGo 1.1 SDK has been updated to verson 1.1.2 which includes accelerated graphics performance for Linux QEMU VM, and numerous of bug fixes. More details were not available at the time of writing. Read on for more details about the Core and Netbook updates.

MeeGo 1.1 updates

MeeGo Core and Netbook UI/IX have booth been updated to version 1.1.2. Below is a summary of all the updates.

Core 1.1.2 updates (source):

This update is recommended for all users running MeeGo 1.1. The update includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your devices. Fixes include the following:

  • Fixed many important security issues
  • Updated connection manager to 0.60.7 with many bug fixes
  • Updated syncevolution to latest stable release 1.1.1

Detailed change summary:

  • cups
    • Fixed DoS via noet properly allocated memory
  • openconnect
    • Updated to 2.25 to avoid spoof attacks via crafted SSL certificates
  • cURL
    • Updated to 7.21.2 to address issue of remote servers overwriting arbitrary files
  • Connection Manager
    • Updated to 0.60.7 to fix AP list gone issue and connection manager stuck issue
  • libmeegotouch
    • Removed linker options from meegotouch_common.prf, which prevented compiling MTF applications if older Qt was used in the system
  • samba
    • Fixed DoS via stack-based buffer overflow
  • iputils
    • Fixed DoS via crafted echo response
  • Package Manger
    • Updated to show patch updates only
  • Syncevolution
    • Updated to latest stable upstream release 1.1.1
  • wget
    • Fixed the security issue where a server-provided filename allowed a remote server to create or overwrite arbitray files and execute arbitray code using 3xx redirect
  • poppler
    • Fixed several security issues
  • WebKit
    • Updated to 1.2.5 to fix several security issues
  • Evolution data server
    • Fixed e-address-factory crash issue when gmail returned an error
  • gnupg2
    • Fixed DoS via crafted certificate
  • mesa
    • Added osmesa.pc for devel package

 

Netbook 1.1.2 updates (source):

This update is recommended for all users running MeeGo 1.1 Netbook UX. The update includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and graphics performance of your devices. The following fixes were applied:

  • Resolved several media player issues
  • Resolved several email client issues
  • Enhanced Myzone panel, devices panel and networks panel
  • Updated Google Chrome to latest 8.0.552.224

Detailed change summary:

  • Devices Panel
    • Set DPMS standby time to system idle time
    • Check disk size when displaying storage level
  • Banshee 
    • Switched to now playing screen on video start
    • Fixed the issue where banshee quit when the volume was adjusted several times
    • Removed duplicate "Music" and "Video" items in import media dialog
    • Fixed search query issue in media panel
    • Fixed sound distortion when enabling equalizer
  • Gnome-media
    • Fixed volume control from sound recorder
  • Myzone Panel
    • Fixed crash in capplet
    • Fixed appointment launching
    • Fixed Myzone string
  • Datetime Panel
    • Fixed time and date formats for JPN, CHS, CHT and KOR
  • Networks Panel
    • Updated so networks panel works with openconnect 2.25
  • Syncevolution GUI
    • Updated to latest stable upstream release 1.1.1
  • Evolution mail client
    • Set label size to fit the width of the screen
    • Fixed duplicate strings in Evolution UI
    • Localized "Calendar" in Applications panel
  • Google Chrome
    • Updated to Google Chrome 8.0.552.224


MeeGo 1.0 updates

MeeGo Core and Netbook UI/IX have booth been updated to version 1.0.6. Below is a summary of all the updates.

Core 1.0.6 updates (source):

This update is recommended for all users running MeeGo 1.0. The update includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your devices. Fixes include the following:

  • Improved the security of the system

Detailed change summary:

  • Kernel
    • Fixed several important security issues
  • poppler
    • Fixed several important security issues
  • dhcp
    • Fixed DoS attack via DHCPv6 relay-forward messages
  • cabextract
    • Updated to 1.3 to fix several security issues

 

Netbook 1.0.6 updates (source):

This update is recommended for all users running MeeGo 1.0 Netbook UX. The update includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and graphics performance of your devices. The following was resolved:

  • Resolved several media player issues
  • Updated Google Chrome to latest 8.0.552.224

Detailed change summary:

  • Banshee Player
    • Made search entry in media panel show query filter properly
    • Fixed sound distortion when enabling equalizer
  • Google Chrome
    • Updated to Google Chrome 8.0.552.224

 

David Gilson for All About Meego, 13th January 2011.

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