busybox 1:1.27.2-1ubuntu1 source package in Ubuntu

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busybox (1:1.27.2-1ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=low

  * Merge from Debian unstable.  Remaining changes:
    - [udeb] Enable chvt, killall, losetup, od, and stat.
    - test-bin.patch: Move test and friends to /bin.
    - static-sh-alias.patch: Add static-sh alias name for ash, and install
      /bin/static-sh symlink to busybox in busybox-static.
    - Add busybox-initramfs.
    - Enable chpasswd in standard and static builds (needed by LXC).
    - Move zz-busybox to busybox-initramfs to ensure we get links to all
      the tools we need, stop shipping it anywhere else.
    - Prefer busybox commands over klibc commands where there is duplication.
    - Add Ubuntu configuration for busybox binaries.
    - readlink-in-slash-bin.patch: move readlink to /bin.
  * Refresh busybox-initramfs config to keep it in sync with the featureset
    of the other builds.
    - FEATURE_USE_TERMIOS dropped upstream.
    - FEATURE_STAT_FILESYSTEM enabled.
    - disable FDFLUSH.

busybox (1:1.27.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release. This addresses:
    - Segmentation fault when creating compressed tar files. (Closes: #812074)
    - Pointer misuse unziping files. (Closes: #803097)
    - Buffer overflow in the DHCP client [CVE-2016-2148]. (Closes: #818497)
    - Integer overflow in the DHCP client [CVE-2016-2147]. (Closes: #818499)
  * Postpone creation of symlinks with "suspicious" targets [CVE-2011-5325].
    (Closes: #802702)
  * Re-enable the test suite during build. (Closes: #794526)
  * udhcpc: correct a typo in /etc/udhcpc/default.script. (Closes: #873472)
  * Debian packaging changes:
    - Run wrap-and-sort -st.
    - Update debian/control:
      - Replace Uploaders with myself and Christoph Biedl. Many thanks to
        Bastian Blank and Michael Tokarev for having maintained busybox for
        many years prior.
      - Remove Build-Depends to avoid ancient broken libc-dev-bin.
      - Bump Build-Depends on debhelper to >= 10.
    - Rewrite debian/rules:
      - Simplify and use the dh sequencer.
      - Remove test for ancient broken libc6 versions with static binaries.
      - Strip -O2 from CFLAGS, falling back to -Os from the busybox
        configuration.
      - Abort the build if 'make oldconfig' changes the configuration at all.
    - Update busybox build configuration files for the new upstream release.
      - The udeb configuration mostly hasn't changed, but enable fgrep,
        blkdiscard, bzcat and lsscsi.
      - The deb and static configurations have had upstream recommendations
        enabled for new options.
    - Switch to debhelper compatibility level 10.
    - Add Depends on lsb-base to busybox-syslogd and udhcpd.
    - Update debian/.gitignore.
    - Update Standards-Version to 4.0.1:
      - Disable tests that require networking.

 -- Steve Langasek <email address hidden>  Wed, 25 Oct 2017 23:23:50 -0700

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Uploaded by:
Steve Langasek on 2017-10-26
Uploaded to:
Bionic
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Architectures:
any all
Section:
misc
Urgency:
Medium Urgency

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