Weekly Update - Jul 10th, 2015

Yosuke Furukawa (@yosuke-furukawa)

io.js and Node.js News — July 10th

Security patches for io.js 1.8 and 2.3 and upcoming events.

io.js 1.8 and 2.3 Releases

This week we have two io.js releases: v2.3.4 and v1.8.4, complete changelog from previous releases can be found on GitHub with the v1.x changelog here.

Notable Changes


Maintenance release

  • openssl: Upgrade to 1.0.2d, fixes CVE-2015-1793 (Alternate Chains Certificate Forgery) #2141.


Known issues

See https://github.com/nodejs/node/labels/confirmed-bug for complete and current list of known issues.

  • Some problems with unreferenced timers running during beforeExit are still to be resolved. See #1264.
  • Surrogate pair in REPL can freeze terminal. #690
  • process.send() is not synchronous as the docs suggest, a regression introduced in 1.0.2, see #760.
  • Calling dns.setServers() while a DNS query is in progress can cause the process to crash on a failed assertion. #894
  • url.resolve may transfer the auth portion of the url when resolving between two full hosts, see #1435.

Community Updates

Upcoming Events

  • BrazilJS Conf tickets are on sale, August 21st - 22nd at Shopping Center BarraShoppingSul
  • NodeConf EU tickets are on sale, September 6th - 9th at Waterford, Ireland
  • Node.js Italian Conference tickets are on sale, October 10th at Desenzano - Brescia, Italy
  • JSConf CO, October 16th - 17th at Ruta N, Medellin