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[Condor-users] Condor Versions 7.0.5 and 6.8.9 Released
- Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2008 14:06:32 -0500
- From: Todd Tannenbaum <tannenba@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [Condor-users] Condor Versions 7.0.5 and 6.8.9 Released
The Condor Team announces the release of Condor 7.0.5. This release
contains many bug fixes and some improvements to error handling of Local
Universe jobs. Note that some of the bug fixes are security-related;
therefore, we recommend sites either upgrade Condor, or restrict
permissions on who is allowed to submit Condor jobs to trusted users.
Bug fixes that are security related are clearly marked in the Bugs Fixed
section of the Release Notes, with a description of the potential
security impact. See the Release Notes for v7.0.5 online here:
The Condor Project believes in the full disclosure of information, and
therefore publishes complete vulnerability details at URL:
However, in order to give an adequate upgrade window for production
installations, we will delay posting the full vulnerability details
fixed in this release for 30 days (until the week of November 3rd 2008).
Since some production sites are still using the v6.8 stable series, we
took just the security bug fixes in v7.0.5 and back-ported them to v6.8;
this effort has been released as version 6.8.9.
Binaries for both releases, as well as sources for v7.0.5, are available
from our Downloads page at
Thank you for your interest and support for Condor!
- The Condor Team