Microsoft Rolls Out Azure Linux 2.0.20240403 With Security Fixes & Other Patches

Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 10 April 2024 at 07:00 AM EDT. 13 Comments
Microsoft's Azure Linux formerly known as CBL-Mariner for their in-house Linux distribution is out with a new version. Azure Linux 2.0.20240403 was released overnight and comes with a number of security updates and other fixes.

Azure Linux continues relying on the aging Linux 5.15 LTS kernel series, which has seen a number of CVEs fixed in the latest point releases. In addition to many Linux kernel security fixes, a number of other packages have seen updates in the name of security including PAM, WPA_Supplicant, ClamAV, Kubervirt, libvirt, Node.js, the X.Org Server, Ansible, Zstd, Python, and numerous other packages.

This new Azure Linux release also fixes a cloud-init pkg install error, enables ccache and artifact suffixes for fast-track PR checking, fixing toolchain rebuilds for delta builds, forces systemd coredump to use LZ4 compression, and various other alterations,

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Downloads and more information on the new Microsoft Azure Linux release via GitHub.
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