This page lists changes to the
puppet-agent package. For details about changes to components in a
puppet-agent release, follow the links to those components in the package release’s notes.
puppet-agent package’s version numbers use the format X.Y.Z, where:
- X must increase for major backward-incompatible changes
- Y may increase for backward-compatible new functionality
- Z may increase for bug fixes
puppet-agent package installs the latest version of Puppet 5.
Puppet agent 5.3.3
Released November 6, 2017.
This release of Puppet Platform contains several Puppet and Facter bug fixes.
This release includes component updates to Puppet 5.3.3, Facter 3.9.3, and MCollective 2.11.4. It also updates Puppet’s vendored cURL to v7.56.1, and updates its certificate authority (CA) certificate bundle.
This release also updates Puppet’s vendored Ruby to version 2.4.2, which addresses the following security vulnerabilities:
When running Facter from previous versions of the Puppet agent package on a machine with a Power8 architecture,
dmesgwould produce an error message:
Program dmidecode tried to access /dev/mem between f0000->100000.
Puppet agent 5.3.3 resolves this issue by not including a vendored
dmidecodein packages targeting Power8 architectures.
Puppet agent 5.3.2
Released October 5, 2017.
This is a bug-fix release of Puppet Platform that adds a new
disable_i18n setting to optionally disable some internationalized strings for improved performance.
This release includes a component update to Puppet 5.3.2.
Puppet agent 5.3.1
Released October 2, 2017.
This is a feature and bug-fix release of Puppet Platform that also adds new operating system packages. There was no packaged release of Puppet agent 5.3.0; version 5.3.1 is the first packaged release of the 5.3.x series.
This release adds packages for Fedora 26, and for SLES 12 on POWER architectures. It also removes packages for Fedora 24, which entered end-of-life status on August 8, 2017.