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CFEngine 3.15 LTS released

Today marks a new milestone for CFEngine, with the release of the new CFEngine 3.15.0 LTS. This is the newest Long Term Supported CFEngine series, introducing a lot of great stuff. The biggest new feature in CFEngine 3.15 is Federated Reporting, which we will cover later in this blog post, but there are many other new improvements as well. If you are interested to learn more, schedule training, or hear about pricing options, feel free to reach out to us!

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CFEngine 3.10.7 LTS and 3.12.3 LTS released

We are now happy to release two new LTS versions of CFEngine, 3.10.7 LTS, and 3.12.3 LTS. This will be the last release of the CFEngine 3.10 LTS series. Standard Support of CFEngine 3.10 LTS ends end of this year. If you would like extended support, please contact us. From the CFEngine release schedule, we see that CFEngine 3.10 LTS is maintained and supported until December 28th, 2019.

stackstorm

StackStorm joins the Linux Foundation

StackStorm is headed for the Linux Foundation! This is a big move and we're excited to share this news with our community. For several months now we've been working with the Linux Foundation, the StackStorm team, and many others inside Extreme to make this move possible. We want to thank everyone for their effort to make this move happen. StackStorm's community continues to grow and the impact the project has had continues to show, and show, and show, and show (you get the point).

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New CFEngine Hub packages released

Due to a number of vulnerabilities found in the version of Apache we bundle with CFEngine Hub, we have upgraded the CFEngine Hub packages to use an updated version of Apache. We upgrade from Apache 2.4.39 to Apache 2.4.41. We are now releasing a new version, CFEngine Hub 3.12.2-5. Only new Hub packages are being released, as no other packages are affected by these vulnerabilities.

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Speeding up PostgreSQL ETL pipeline with the help of GODS

When working on the new Federated Reporting feature for CFEngine we had to solve the problem of collecting data from multiple CFEngine hubs (feeders) on a single hub (superhub). CFEngine hubs are using PostgreSQL to store data, so, more specifically, the problem was how to collect data from multiple PostgreSQL databases in one PostgreSQL database.

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CFEngine 3.12.2-3, 3.14.0-2 released (mitigating CVE-2019-10164)

On [2019-07-29 Mon] we released new builds of our Enterprise Hub packages for 3.12.2 and 3.14.0. This release addresses CVE-2019-10164. PostgreSQL versions 10.x before 10.9 and versions 11.x before 11.4 are vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. Any authenticated user can overflow a stack-based buffer by changing the user’s own password to a purpose-crafted value. This often suffices to execute arbitrary code as the PostgreSQL operating system account.

zenaton

Zenaton Customer Spotlight: Tradee Marketplace

Tradee is a marketplace website and mobile application that allows users to buy, sell, and exchange watches. Tradee was evolving from an online community to a marketplace and needed to implement workflows to enable buyers and sellers to verify their identity and complete their transactions (payment, correspondence and shipping).