Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Oracle Solaris 11.3 SRU 28

By: Albert White | Principal Engineer

Happy New Year from the Oracle Solaris SRU team! This SRU is the first Critical Patch Update of 2018 and contains some important security fixes and enhancements. SRU28 is now available from My Oracle Support Doc ID 2045311.1, or via 'pkg update' from the support repository at https://pkg.oracle.com/solaris/support .

Features included in this SRU include:

  • The Oracle Solaris LDAP client now recognizes more LDAP clients which includes:
    • Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition
    • Oracle Unified Directory
    • Oracle Directory Proxy Server
    • Active Directory
    • OpenLDAP server
    • Novell eDirectory
  • Enhancements to the Oracle Dual Port 10/25Gb Ethernet Adapter which includes:
    • Support for SRIOV
    • Ability to update firmware from Oracle Solaris
  • Explorer 8.18 is now available
  • cmake has been updated to 3.9.1
  • HMP has been updated to 2.4.2.2

The SRU also updates the following components which have security fixes:

  • OpenSSL has been updated to 1.0.2n
  • Firefox has been updated to 52.5.2esr
  • git has been updated to 2.15.0
  • Wireshark has been updated to 2.4.3
  • Apache Web Server has been updated to 2.4.29
  • Security fixes for the following components:
    • emacs
    • Apache Web Server 2.2
    • django

Full details of this SRU can be found in My Oracle Support Doc 2347232.1
For the list of Service Alerts affecting each Oracle Solaris 11.3 SRU, see Important Oracle Solaris 11.3 SRU Issues (Doc ID 2076753.1).

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