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authorRich Felker <>2014-06-06 18:36:00 -0400
committerRich Felker <>2014-06-06 18:36:00 -0400
commit3ff3a1d541241699f84b52e5ef4bacce2105568f (patch)
treed1038cbbe9256644f7b9efaefd1268f7e8a9a0c3 /WHATSNEW
parent348fc5561c816d56ae1c3d744e4c22b70e861d4e (diff)
release 1.1.2v1.1.2
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@@ -1238,3 +1238,34 @@ arch-specific bugs fixed:
- misdetection of superh ABI variant by configure on gcc 3.x
- missing SO_RCVBUFFORCE and SO_SNDBUFFORCE in mips socket.h
- build regression on armv6 and later with -mthumb
+1.1.2 release notes
+new features:
+- multi-protocol matches (tcp and udp) in getaddrinfo
+- support for AI_V4MAPPED and AI_ALL flags to getaddrinfo
+- reverse name lookups from /etc/hosts
+- reverse service lookups from /etc/services
+- support for service aliases in /etc/services
+- ipsec and tunneling protocols to getprotoent-family functions
+- res_send, res_mkquery, res_querydomain, and dn_comp functions
+- ipv6 scope id handling for link-local scope addresses
+- previously-unimplemented %C and %y in strptime now work
+- vdso clock_gettime acceleration on i386 (new kernel feature)
+- better O_CLOEXEC/SOCK_CLOEXEC fallbacks for old kernels
+bugs fixed:
+- buffer overflow in dns response parsing (CVE-2014-3484)
+- possible infinite loop in dns response parsing
+- sendfile off_t 32/64-bit size mismatch
+- incorrect end pointer in some cases when wcsrtombs stops early
+- incorrect if_nametoindex return value when interface does not exist
+- dummy "ent" function aliases that possibly shadowed real ones
+- tmpfile fd leak on memory exhaustion
+- getaddrinfo returning EAI_NONAME for some transient failures
+arch-specific bugs fixed:
+- broken kernel side RLIM_INFINITY on mips
+- incorrect syscall argument 6/7 types for pselect on x32