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  • May 29, 2019

Announcing Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU9

Albert White
Manager, Software Maintenance Engineering
Today we are releasing the SRU 9 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:

  • HMP has been updated to 2.4.6, and includes support for CX5 25G and Aura8 AIC
  • Solaris now shows appropriate year for the Japanese Era name change
  • Explorer 19.2 is now available
  • The timezone data has been updated to 2018i
  • Inclusion of new python modules (tempora, portend, setuptools_scm) to support CherryPy
  • Migration of graphviz PHP bindings to version 7
  • gmime 3.2.3 has been added to ship alongside the existing gmime 2.6.23
  • Updated versions of:
    • Ruby has been updated to 2.6
    • Node.js has been updated to 8.15.1
    • pycups has been updated to 1.9.74
    • pinentry has been updated to 1.1.0
    • libgpg-error has been updated to 1.31
    • tmux has been updated to 2.8
    • Firefox has been updated to 60.6.3esr
    • GNU coreutils has been updated to 8.30
    • Automake has been updated to 1.16.1

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

  • gnupg has been updated to 2.2.8, plus inclusion of libassuan 2.5.1 and gpgme 1.11.1
  • libgcrypt has been updated to to 1.8.3
  • webkitgk has been updated to 2.22.6
  • binutils has been updated to 2.32
  • Apache Web Server has been updated to 2.4.39
  • Apache Tomcat has been updated to 8.5.39
  • Wireshark has been updated to 2.6.8
  • pcre has been updated to 8.42
  • Thunderbird has been updated to 60.6.1
  • Updated version of setuptools (39.x) and pip (10.x)
  • django has been updated to 1.11.20

Full details of this SRU can be found in My Oracle Support Doc 2547299.1. 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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