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===[[Changes/Harden All Packages | Harden All Packages]]===
 
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Hardening is  the process of securing a system/application by reducing its unnecessary functions, or restricting access.
 
In Fedora 22 and before, it was up to the package maintainer to add %global _hardened_build 1 to their spec file to ensure their program was hardened. Beginning with Fedora 23 this will now become the defaults for all packages. You can compare the security by running the following as root:
 
In Fedora 22 and before, it was up to the package maintainer to add %global _hardened_build 1 to their spec file to ensure their program was hardened. Beginning with Fedora 23 this will now become the defaults for all packages. You can compare the security by running the following as root:
 
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* Original tracking bug: [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1199775 #1199775]
 
* Original tracking bug: [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1199775 #1199775]
 
* Status: Change accepted
 
* Status: Change accepted
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===[[Changes/Mono 4 | Mono 4]]===
 
===[[Changes/Mono 4 | Mono 4]]===
 
Update the Mono stack in Fedora from 2.10 to 4.*
 
Update the Mono stack in Fedora from 2.10 to 4.*

Revision as of 19:53, 6 June 2015


Fedora 23 Accepted System Wide Changes Proposals

These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 23 Release as System Wide Changes.

Category:ChangeAcceptedF23 and Category:SystemWideChange

Harden All Packages

Hardening is the process of securing a system/application by reducing its unnecessary functions, or restricting access. In Fedora 22 and before, it was up to the package maintainer to add %global _hardened_build 1 to their spec file to ensure their program was hardened. Beginning with Fedora 23 this will now become the defaults for all packages. You can compare the security by running the following as root:

Owners

  • Owner: Till Maas | Moez Roy | Florian Weimer
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2015-02-12
  • Tracking bug: #1215939
  • Original tracking bug: #1199775
  • Status: Change accepted

Mono 4

Update the Mono stack in Fedora from 2.10 to 4.*

Owners

  • Owner: Claudio Rodrigo Pereyra Diaz
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: April 29, 2015
  • Tracking bug: #1221559
  • Status: Change accepted

Disable SSL3 and RC4 by default

This change will disable by default the SSL 3.0 protocol and the RC4 cipher in components which use the system wide crypto policy. That is, gnutls and openssl libraries, and all the applications based on them.

Owners

  • Owner: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2015-04-28
  • Tracking bug: #1220679
  • Status: Change accepted

Perl 5.22

A new perl 5.22 version brings a lot of changes done over a year of development. Perl 5.22 should be released 5/20/2015. See 5.21.11 perldelta for more details about preparing release.

Owners

  • Owner: Petr Písař
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2015-04-28
  • Tracking bug: #1220680
  • Status: Change accepted

Fedora 23 Accepted Self Contained Changes Proposals

These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 23 Release as Self Contained Changes.

Cinnamon Spin

A Fedora Spin using the Cinnamon desktop environment.

  • Owner: Dan Book
  • Last updated: 2015-05-06
  • Completed: no


Category:ChangeAcceptedF23 and Category:SelfContainedChange