Virtuozzo Linux 8.5

Issue date: 2021-11-17

Applies to: Virtuozzo Linux 8

Virtuozzo Advisory ID: VZA-2021-052

1. Overview

The complete list of changes is available in the RHEL 8.5 release notes.

2. New Features

  • New module streams:

    • nginx 1.20

    • Node.js 16

    • Ruby 3.0

  • Updated components:

    • PHP 7.4.19

    • Squid 4.15

    • Mutt 2.0.7

    • firewalld 0.9.3

    • mdadm 4.2 rc2

    • libdnf 0.63.0

    • fstrm 0.6.1

    • BlueZ 5.56

    • SSSD 2.5.2

    • Qt 5.15.2

  • Updated compilers:

    • GCC Toolset 11

    • LLVM Toolset 12.0.1

    • Rust Toolset 1.54.0

    • Go Toolset 1.16.7

  • Hooks for vzdeploy. Executable files placed in /usr/share/vzupgrade/pre-check will be run before the check stage (including vzupgrade check). Executable files placed in /usr/share/vzupgrade/pre-install will be run before the upgrade stage. All executable files are run in the alphabetical order.

3. Installing the Update

You can install Virtuozzo Linux from ISO images available in the official repository. For the complete installation instructions, see the Virtuozzo Linux 8 Quick Start Guide.

Virtuozzo Linux is also available as a Docker image. You can get it with docker pull virtuozzo/vzlinux8.

4. Upgrading

On hardware nodes or in virtual machines, you can upgrade to the latest Virtuozzo Linux release by running dnf upgrade.

To update containers running Virtuozzo Linux, use vzpkg update <CT_ID>. To update the EZ template cache for creating new containers, run vzpkg update cache vzlinux-8-x86_64. For more information, see the Virtuozzo Hybrid Server 7 User’s Guide.

5. Providing Feedback

Please report any issues to the bug tracker.

Please also feel free to send your pull requests to our GitHub repository.

The JSON file with the source of this advisory is available here.