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Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:05:53 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: musl 1.1.8 released

This release is a high-priority bug fix release correcting a
stack-based buffer overflow in IPv6 literal parsing (CVE-2015-1817)
affecting inet_pton and getaddrinfo and several other
potentially-serious bugs in regular expression parsing. The omission
of the max_align_t type for the new AArch64 port and a regression in
the definition of FLT_ROUNDS have also been fixed. All users should
upgrade or apply at least the following patches:


As always thanks goes out to musl's release sponsors:

  The Midipix Project:
  Hurricane Labs:

Thank you for supporting musl via Patreon:

A 1.0.5 release will soon follow with backports of these and other
important bug fixes to the maintenance-only 1.0.x branch.


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