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  • February 19, 2019

Announcing Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU6

Albert White
Manager, Software Maintenance Engineering

Today we are releasing the SRU 6 for  Oracle Solaris 11.4. It is available via 'pkg update' from the support repository or by downloading the SRU from My Oracle Support Doc ID 2433412.1.

This SRU introduces the following enhancements:

  • Analytics Database Sheet - This allows you to use the Oracle Solaris System Web Interface to view a high-level overview of Oracle Database performance and problems on that system. Further details can be found at https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E37838_01/html/E56520/dbsheet.html.
  • HMP has been updated to 2.4.5
  • RabbitMQ has been updated to 3.7.8 and includes hex 0.18.2 and elixir 1.7.3
  • Erlang has been updated to 21.0
  • Samba has been updated to 4.9.3
  • tracker has been updated to 1.12.0
  • irssi has been updated to 1.1.2
  • Explorer 19.1 is now available
  • The Java 8 and Java 7 packages have been updated.
  • The following customer associated bugs in Core OS have been fixed
    • nxe panics with lm_hw_attn.c (1400): Condition Failed!
    • Dtrace %Y format should allow decimal places
    • mpathadm Access State not consistent with RTPG command response from NetApp
    • Aborted NDMP session lingers, preventing dataset destruction
    • logadm default still allows system memory to fill up
    • Avoiding shell execution is too aggressive
    • kclient fails to properly interact with Active Directory Forests
    • svc:/network/ipf2pf:default SMF goes into maintenance state after S11.4 OS boots

The following components have also been updated to address security issues:

  • Firefox has been updated to 60.5.0 ESR
  • perl has been updated to 5.26.3 & 5.22
  • ruby has been updated to 2.3.8
  • libtiff has been updated to 4.0.10
  • LFTP has been updated to 4.8.4
  • mod_jk has been updated to 1.2.46
  • Python 2.7 has been updated to 2.7.15
  • git has been updated to 2.19.2
  • Samba has been updated to 4.9.3
  • tracker has been updated to 1.12.0
  • OpenSSH has been updated to 7.7p1
  • Wireshark has been updated to 2.6.6

Full details of this SRU can be found in My Oracle Support Doc 2507241.1. For the list of Service Alerts affecting each Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU, see Important Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU Issues (Doc ID 2445150.1).

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Comments ( 1 )
  • Tomasz Kloczko Thursday, March 14, 2019
    I really like Solaris and I think that such announcements should go to sites like theregister.co.uk, phoronix.com and lwn.net as well.
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