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Engine Yard Release Notes - June 2015

The updates described are either important (where you need to take action) or of interest (you might want to know about these changes but you don't need to do anything). 

Engine Yard Stack Release Notes for June 15th, 2015

Minor: Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 stack upgrade

Action: You apply the following changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 environment.

Note: For clarity, since we now have 2 Gentoo stacks, we refer to this stack as the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 stack. You can access it by using the Stack select field in the Environment UI:

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It's best practice to upgrade your Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 (stable-v4) stack regularly for the latest security and product updates.

  • Nginx version 1.6.2 with support for TLS 1.1 and 1.2 now used for all configurations excluding Ruby with Passenger 3 (which remains using nginx 1.2.9)
  • Riak cluster will no longer use smp option due to reliability issues
  • Upgrades default Node.js to 0.10.38.
  • Adds Node.js 0.12.4 under Limited Availability (request access via support ticket)

For more information on Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11, see the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 docs.

Engine Yard Stack Release Notes for June 3rd, 2015

Minor: Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 stack upgrade

Action: You apply the following changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 environment.

Note: For clarity, since we now have 2 Gentoo stacks, we refer to this stack as the Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 stack. You can access it by using the Stack select field in the Environment UI:

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It's best practice to upgrade your Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 (stable-v2) stack regularly for the latest security and product updates. This week's updates:

  • Updates Ruby 1.8.7 and 1.9.3 to fix vulnerabilities specified in CVE-2015-1855

    Note: If you are currently using Ruby 1.8.7 or 1.9.3, you need to perform these steps to migrate correctly and safely to the updated version of Ruby.

  • Resolves "Bad Request" issue encountered by curl due to openssl version string anomaly

For more information on Engine Yard Gentoo 2009, see the Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 docs.


Minor: Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 stack upgrade

Action: You apply the following changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 environment.

Note: For clarity, since we now have 2 Gentoo stacks, we refer to this stack as the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 stack. You can access it by using the Stack select field in the Environment UI:

stack_stable-v4.png

It's best practice to upgrade your Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 (stable-v4) stack regularly for the latest security and product updates.

  • Updates Ruby 1.8.7 and 1.9.3 to fix vulnerabilities specified in CVE-2015-1855

    Note: If you are currently using Ruby 1.8.7 or 1.9.3, you need to perform these steps to migrate correctly and safely to the updated version of Ruby.
  • Updates PHP version to 5.4.41

    Note: After allowing the upgrade to finish, you will need to re-deploy your PHP app to have it start using the new version.
  • Echo module added to nginx

Important: This release contains newer versions of the gems fog (1.30.0) and chef (10.34.6).  While these are isolated from your app, they are used when running custom chef.  If you have any custom chef recipes, please verify they work in staging before running in your production environment.

For more information on Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11, see the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 docs.


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    Dennis Bell

    Added missing June 15th release notes (notes went out with the release that were visible when you click on the Upgrade button)

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