Release 2017_002 (2017-01-26)

Impact

  • [NixOS/Gentoo] Most services need to be restarted because several wide-spread libraries have been updated.

NixOS platform

  • Update nginx to 1.10.2 for HTTP/2 support (#25455).
  • NodeJS 6 uses a recent OpenSSL library (#25440).
  • Security update for OpenSSL (#23921).
  • Update libidn (#23893).
  • Basic memcached role (#22271).
  • Basic graylog2 support for loghosts (#22495).
  • Very rudimentary dovecot support (experimental; #15370).
  • Provide NodeJS 4 package to support Meteor 0.14 applications.
  • Avoid unnecessary reboots due to minor kernel packaging changes.

Gentoo platform

  • Security update for zlib (GLSA 201701-56; #25597).
  • Security update for libxml2 (GLSA 201701-37; #25520).
  • Enable kernel Network Block Device (NBD) client everywhere.
  • Improve robustness of restart code for rsyslogd, sshd, and others (#25566).