Weekly Update - Nov 27th, 2015

by Minwoo Jung (@jmwsoft),

Node.js News — November 27th

Node v0.12.8 (LTS) is released

Node v0.12.8 (LTS) Releases

This week we have one release: Node v0.12.8 (LTS). Complete changelog from previous releases can be found on GitHub.

Notable changes

  • [7d11208f68] - build: backport tools/release.sh (Rod Vagg) #3642
  • [6fb0b92fa0] - build: backport config for new CI infrastructure (Rod Vagg) #3642
  • [83441616a5] - build: fix --without-ssl compile time error (Ben Noordhuis) #3825

CVE-2015-8027 Denial of Service Vulnerability / CVE-2015-6764 V8 Out-of-bounds Access Vulnerability

  • Security release coming on December 1 or December 2 (depending on your timezone) will resolve a denial-of-service vulnerability. Be prepared to update!
  • New releases of v0.12.x, v4.x and v5.x will be made available with appropriate fixes for CVE-2015-8027 and CVE-2015-6764 (for v4.x and v5.x only)
  • Please contact [email protected] if you wish to report a vulnerability in Node.js.

See https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/cve-2015-8027_cve-2015-6764/ for more information.

NodeUp

  • NodeUp 96: "A Node v5.0 Show" with Rebecca Turner, Rod Vagg, and Rich Trott".

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