CentOS 7-1708 Images Released For VirtualBox and VMware


CentOS 7-1708 Images Released For VirtualBox and VMware

CentOS project released the updated version of CentOS 7 (1708) which contains security fixes and new features: “Since release 1503 CentOS 7 can report bugs directly to bugs.centos.org. You can find information about that feature at this page. Various new packages include among others: python-gssapi, python-netifaces, mod_auth_openidc, Pidgin and Qt 5. SSH1 support has been removed from the SSH server. Along with this move, all cryptographic protocols and algorithms which are considered insecure have been deprecated. OpenSSL now supports DTLS (TLS via UDP) and ALPN. NVMe Over Fabric is now supported in the NVM Express kernel driver. There have been various changes and enhancements to cryptographic abilities of various packages – Sendmail now supports ECDHE, OpenSSH now uses SHA2 for public key signatures, among others. All changes are too numerous to mention here, so please take a look at the upstream release notes. Various packages have been rebased. Some of those are openLDAP, samba, clufter, ipmitool, tcpdump, shim, GNOME, NetworkManager, Kernel-GRE-module, openssh, openSSL, libreswan, chrony, rsyslog, sudo and libvirt. Users of openldap should see the note in the known issues…” You can read complete release announcement here.

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