CloudLinux 8.8 has been released and it comes with a number of security updates, compiler updates, performance improvements, and package updates.
CloudLinux 8.8 features
Some of the changes in CloudLinux 8.8 are;
1. Module Streams
- Python 3.11: CloudLinux 8.8 includes an updated version of Python, providing developers with new features and enhancements.
- nginx 1.22: The Nginx web server has been updated to version 1.22, which brings improved performance, security, and additional functionality.
- PostgreSQL 15: The PostgreSQL database management system has been upgraded to version 15, offering new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes.
2. Component Updates
- Git: CloudLinux 8.8 includes Git version 2.39.1, providing developers with the latest enhancements and bug fixes for version control.
- Git LFS: Git Large File Storage (LFS) has been updated to version 3.2.0, offering improved handling of large files in Git repositories.
3. Performance Updates:
- Valgrind 3.19: The Valgrind tool, used for memory debugging, profiling, and optimization, has been updated to version 3.19.
- SystemTap 4.8: SystemTap, a powerful tracing and probing tool for Linux, has been upgraded to version 4.8.
- elfutils 0.188: CloudLinux 8.8 includes the latest version of elfutils, a collection of utilities for handling ELF (Executable and Linkable Format) files.
- PCP 5.3.7: Performance Co-Pilot (PCP), a system performance monitoring framework, has been updated to version 5.3.7.
- Grafana 7.5.15: CloudLinux 8.8 includes Grafana version 7.5.15, a popular open-source platform for visualizing and analyzing metrics.
4. Compiler Updates:
- GCC Toolset 12: The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) has been updated to version 12, offering improved performance, optimizations, and language support.
- LLVM Toolset 15.0.7: The LLVM compiler infrastructure has been upgraded to version 15.0.7, providing developers with enhanced compiler features.
- Rust Toolset 1.66: CloudLinux 8.8 includes Rust Toolset version 1.66, allowing developers to build efficient and safe software with the Rust programming language.
- Go Toolset 1.19.4: The Go programming language toolset has been updated to version 1.19.4, offering improved performance and bug fixes.
5. Security Updates:
- FIPS Mode Settings: The FIPS mode settings in the kernel have been adjusted to conform to the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-3, ensuring compliance with security standards.
- Libreswan IPsec: The Libreswan IPsec implementation has been rebased to version 4.9, providing improved security and compatibility.
- fapolicyd: The fapolicyd software framework now allows filtering the RPM database, enhancing security measures.
- OpenSCAP: The latest version of the OpenSCAP security compliance utility (version 1.3.7) is now available, offering updated security scanning and compliance features.
- Rsyslog TLS-encrypted logging: Rsyslog now supports multiple Certificate Authority (CA) files for TLS-encrypted logging, improving secure log transmission.
- SELinux Policy: The updated SELinux policy now allows running the systemd-socket-proxyd in its own SELinux domain, enhancing security measures.
You can read more about CloudLinux 8.8 updates.
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