SteamOS Changelog

New in version 1.0 Update 148 Beta

December 23rd, 2014
  • Update 148 changes:
  • eglibc - Fix crashes with Dota 2 and Dead Island
  • Update 147 changes:
  • Updated NVIDIA drivers to 343.22
  • Updated AMD graphics driver to 14.9
  • Linux kernel rebased against 3.10.60
  • Improved performance of timing system calls for 32-bit applications by backporting i386 VDSO changes from upstream kernel and adding eglibc support for them
  • Fixed "XCOM: Enemy Unknown" not focusing on startup
  • Security fixes and upstream updates:
  • axis - Debian 7.7 update
  • base-files - Debian 7.7 update
  • ca-certificates - Debian 7.7 update
  • curl - CVE-2014-3707
  • debian-archive-keyring - Debian 7.7 update
  • debootstrap - latest upstream release
  • elfutils - Debian 7.7 update
  • exim4 - Debian 7.7 update
  • file - CVE-2014-3710
  • flac - CVE-2014-8962, CVE-2014-9028
  • hawtjni - Debian 7.7 update
  • iceweasel - CVE-2014-1587, CVE-2014-1590, CVE-2014-1592, CVE-2014-1593, CVE-2014-1594
  • iceweasel - latest iceweasel
  • iso-scan - Debian 7.7 update
  • keyutils - Debian 7.7 update
  • libdrm - Debian 7.7 update
  • libgcrypt11 - CVE-2014-5270
  • libtasn1-3 - Debian 7.7 update
  • libvdpau - Debian 7.7 update
  • libxml2 - CVE-2014-3660
  • mysql-5.5 - CVE-2012-5615 CVE-2014-4274 CVE-2014-4287 CVE-2014-6463 CVE-2014-6464 CVE-2014-6469 CVE-2014-6478 CVE-2014-6484 CVE-2014-6491 CVE-2014-6494 CVE-2014-6495 CVE-2014-6496 CVE-2014-6500 CVE-2014-6505 CVE-2014-6507 CVE-2014-6520 CVE-2014-6530 CVE-2014-6551 CVE-2014-6555 CVE-2014-6559
  • net-snmp - Debian 7.7 update
  • netcfg - Debian 7.7 update
  • nss - CVE-2014-1568
  • perl - Debian 7.7 update
  • postgresql-9.1 - Debian 7.7 update
  • tzdata - Debian 7.7 update
  • xdg-utils - Debian 7.7 update

New in version 1.0 Update 145 (October 22nd, 2014)

  • SteamOS Updates:
  • e2fsprogs - latest upstream version
  • geoclue - latest upstream changes
  • libdrm - latest upstream release
  • linux - Improved out-of-the-box support for DualShock 3 and 4
  • nspr, nss - update to latest from jessie to support chrome
  • plymouth - merge latest upstream and add script support for system update notifications
  • plymouth-themes-steamos - implement progress bar while applying updates at shutdown
  • steamos-autoupdate - handle multiple steam PIDs
  • steamos-compositor - Fix Planetary Annihilation freezing on startup. Fix cursor
  • unattended-upgrades - notify plymouth about system update progress
  • Security Updates from Debian:
  • acpi-support - CVE-2014-0484
  • apt - CVE-2014-0487, CVE-2014-0488, CVE-2014-7206, CVE-2014-6273
  • bash - CVE-2014-6271 ("shellshock" bug)
  • bind9 - CVE-2014-0591
  • curl - CVE-2014-3613
  • dbus - CVE-2014-3635,CVE-2014-3636,
  • file - CVE-2014-0207, CVE-2014-0237,
  • gnupg - CVE-2014-5270
  • iceweasel - CVE-2014-1562, CVE-2014-1567, CVE-2014-1568/mfsa2014-73
  • lua5.1 - CVE-2014-5461
  • nss - CVE-2014-1568
  • openssl - CVE-2014-3513, CVE-2014-3567, CVE-2014-3568
  • python-imaging - CVE-2014-3589
  • rsyslog - CVE-2014-3634
  • wpa - CVE-2014-3686
  • Added new packages to repo.steampowered.com/steamos repository:
  • libappindicator, libdbusmenu, libindicate, libindicator, xdg-utils - new packages to support chrome
  • python2.6 - added to support python-pip
  • strace - added to support debugging
  • bash-completion
  • file-roller
  • gedit
  • htop
  • iotop
  • lsof
  • nautilus-open-terminal
  • pastebinit
  • python-pip
  • zip

New in version 1.0 Update 145 Alchemist Beta (October 21st, 2014)

  • openssl - upstream security fixes for CVE-2014-3513, CVE-2014-3567, CVE-2014-3568
  • wpa - upstream security fix for CVE-2014-3686
  • configobj, p7zip - add these packages to the repo

New in version 1.0 Update 140 Alchemist Beta (October 16th, 2014)

  • plymouth - merge latest upstream and add script support for system update notifications
  • rsyslog - upstream security fix - CVE-2014-3634
  • unattended-upgrades - update to latest upstream to fix debian bug #743594
  • added the following new packages to the SteamOS repo as requested by this thread:
  • bash-completion
  • file-roller
  • gedit
  • htop
  • iotop
  • lsof
  • nautilus-open-terminal
  • pastebinit
  • python-pip
  • zip

New in version 1.0 Update 137 Alchemist Beta (September 20th, 2014)

  • Linux:
  • Improved out-of-the-box support for DualShock 3 and 4 controllers; thanks to Frank Praznik for the pull request.
  • Enabled force feedback for DualShock 3 and 4 controllers.
  • Backported Xbox One controller support from upstream; thanks to Ted Mielczarek for the heads-up.
  • Added force feedback support to Xbox One controllers.
  • steamos-compositor:
  • Fixed Planetary Annihilation freezing on startup.
  • Fixed an issue where the mouse cursor would sometimes have the wrong color.
  • Fixed an issue where the mouse cursor would sometimes not aim properly.
  • plymouth - Fixed a bug where the SteamOS splash screen would sometimes not appear on shutdown
  • acpi-support - upstream security fix CVE-2014-0484
  • apt - upstream security updates CVE-2014-0487, CVE-2014-0488,
  • bind9 - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-0591
  • curl - upstream security fix CVE-2014-3613
  • dbus - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-3635,CVE-2014-3636,
  • debian-installer - remove xen images, update kernel version
  • e2fsprogs - latest upstream version
  • file - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-0207, CVE-2014-0237,
  • geoclue - latest upstream changes
  • gnupg - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-5270
  • iceweasel - latest upstream release, fixes CVE-2014-1562, CVE-2014-1567
  • libdrm - latest upstream release
  • lua5.1 - upstream security fix CVE-2014-5461
  • python-imaging - upstream security fix CVE-2014-3589

New in version 1.0 Update 135 (September 11th, 2014)

  • e2fsprogs - latest upstream updates
  • iptables - latest upstream updates
  • libvdpau - latest upstream release
  • debootstrap - latest upstream updates
  • libdrm - latest upstream release
  • libxfont - upstream security fixes
  • Add additional packages needed by XBMC
  • acpi-support - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-1419
  • apache2 - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-0226, CVE-2014-0231,CVE-2013-6438, CVE-2014-0098
  • cups - upstream security fixes, CVE-2014-5029, CVE-2014-5030, CVE-2014-2856
  • iceweasel - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-1547, CVE-2014-1555,CVE-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1538,CVE-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1538
  • mysql-5.5 - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-2494, CVE-2014-4207,
  • steamos-compositor - Fix occasional flash of corruption the first time the overlay or a notification is shown
  • base-files - Update /etc/debian_version to 7.6, for Debian 7.6 point release
  • libjpeg8 - upstream security fix for CVE-2013-6629 and CVE-2013-6630
  • libopenobex - latest upstream fixes
  • libxml2 - upstream security fix for CVE-2014-0191
  • openssh - latest upstream release
  • dbus - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-3532, CVE-2014-3533,
  • elfutils - latest upstream updates
  • gnupg - upstream security fix, CVE-2014-4617
  • steamos-autoupdate - remove minimal-steps flag
  • Upgraded NVIDIA graphics driver to version 340.32
  • Upgraded Intel graphics driver to SteamOS version Mesa 10.1.6+
  • Upgraded AMD graphics driver to version 14.10.1006
  • Upgraded Steam package to newest version
  • apt - upstream security fix, CVE-2014-0478
  • dpkg - upstream security fixes, CVE-2014-3864 and CVE-2014-3865
  • fonts-liberation - new package
  • libav - latest upstream release
  • nspr - upstream security fix CVE-2014-1545
  • openssl - upstream security fixes, CVE-2012-4929, CVE-2014-0224
  • samba - upstream security fixes, CVE-2014-0178 CVE-2014-0244
  • tzdata - latest upstream version
  • vdpau-video - latest upstream update
  • steamos-autoupdate - install updates at shutdown
  • unattended-upgrades - defer updates until shutdown, eliminate unnecessary 5 second delay on shutdown/reboot
  • iptables - latest upstream updates

New in version 1.0 Update 135 Alchemist Beta (September 8th, 2014)

  • Fixed regression with gamepad pass-through when hosting in-home streaming or Steam controller gamepad emulation.

New in version 1.0 Update 134 Alchemist Beta (September 5th, 2014)

  • Fixed NVIDIA HDMI audio regression.

New in version 1.0 Update 133 Alchemist Beta (August 26th, 2014)

  • linux - Updated Linux kernel to the tip of steamos_kernel branch, with additional network drivers and Intel graphics performance improvements.
  • nvidia-graphics-drivers - Updated NVIDIA graphics drivers to version 340.32, which fixes white screen issues when switching back from desktop mode.
  • intel-vaapi-driver - Added Intel VAAPI driver for Steam In-Home Streaming
  • acpi-support - latest upstream security fix
  • gpgme1.0 - upstream security fix for CVE-2014-3564
  • krb5 - upstream security updates CVE-2012-1016, CVE-2013-1415,
  • libav - latest upstream release, fixes CVE-2011-3934, CVE-2014-2263,
  • libva - Fixed build due to missing m4 directory
  • libva - Updated libva from latest jessie package
  • lzo2 - upstream security fix CVE-2014-4607
  • nss - upstream security fixes CVE-2014-1492, CVE-2014-1491,
  • openssl - Upstream security fixes for CVE-2014-3512, CVE-2014-3511,
  • vdpau-video - latest upstream release