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Software DevelopmentGeneralImplementation RequestVery HighCriticalPOWER (ppc64le) portingDeferred
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The unfortunate reality is that x86 computers come encumbered with built-in low-level backdoors like the Intel Management Engine , as well as nonfree boot firmware. This means that users can’t gain full control over their computers, even if they install a free operating system such as Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre .

Hyperbola is working hard to fix these issues and getting closer every day, but for the time being, this is why many current Respects Your Freedom (RYF) offerings are refurbished older devices.

For the future of free computing, we need support architectures that do not come with such malware pre-installed, and the Power9-based Talos II promises to be a great architecture example for workstations and servers environments where Hyperbola is focused since is a fully free long-term support distribution.

Devices like this are the future of computing that Respects Your Freedom and for that reason it’s a high priority for Hyperbola port all packages for the POWER architecture (power64le).

NOTE: POWER porting is focused only for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre .

Software DevelopmentGeneralImplementation RequestVery HighCriticalARM (aarch and armv7h) portingDeferred
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The unfortunate reality is that x86 computers come encumbered with built-in low-level backdoors like the Intel Management Engine , as well as nonfree boot firmware. This means that users can’t gain full control over their computers, even if they install a free operating system such as Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre .

Hyperbola is working hard to fix these issues and getting closer every day, but for the time being, this is why many current Respects Your Freedom (RYF) offerings are refurbished older devices.

For the future of free computing, we need support architectures that do not come with such malware pre-installed, and ARM A7/A53 promises to be a great architecture example for low-power computers, laptops and embedded systems.

NOTE: ARM porting is focused only for HyperbolaBSD .

Software DevelopmentGeneralImplementation RequestDeferCriticalRISC-V (riscv64) porting + multilib supportDeferred
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The unfortunate reality is that x86 computers come encumbered with built-in low-level backdoors like the Intel Management Engine , as well as nonfree boot firmware. This means that users can’t gain full control over their computers, even if they install a free operating system such as Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre .

Hyperbola is working hard to fix these issues and getting closer every day, but for the time being, this is why many current Respects Your Freedom (RYF) offerings are refurbished older devices.

For the future of free computing, we need support architectures that do not come with such malware pre-installed, and RISC-V promises to be a great architecture example for low-power computers, laptops and embedded systems, also as ARM architecture replacement.

Devices like this are the future of computing that Respects Your Freedom and for that reason it’s a high priority for Hyperbola port all packages for the RISC-V architecture (riscv64) with multilib support.

NOTE: RISC-V porting is focused only for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre .

PackagesAnyPrivacy IssueVery LowMedium[avahi] avahi publishes the hostname by defaultUnconfirmed
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By default, the ‘disable-publishing’ parameter in the [publish] section of avahi-daemon.conf is set to ‘no’, which can be seen in my opinion as a privacy issue as avahi broadcasts the hostname without the user’s consent even though this has been explicitly disabled in the settings of networkmanager.

PackagesAnyPrivacy IssueVery LowLow[purple-plugin-pack] Provides Napster support which is ...Unconfirmed
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purple-plugin-pack provides access to Napster which is only useful with a single company and sever (as far as I could tell).

PackagesAnyPrivacy IssueVery LowLow[github] check github-related packagesResearching
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We should check if the following packages run any non-free JS (like youtube-dl) or access a proprietary API:

- hub
- python-pygithub
- python2-pygithub

I haven’t check them, but they look fishy. Take it as a reminder, this is far from being urgent IMO.

PackagesAnyPrivacy IssueVery LowCritical[bleachbit] needs to be adapted to UXP applicationsAssigned
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The current version of BleachBit needs to be adapted so it can clean the new .cache/hyperbola/ directory.

PackagesAnyReplace RequestLowLow[appmenu-qt4] replace with appmenu-qt (qt5)Deferred
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“appmenu-qt4”[0][2] is a deprecated package (release in 2012)[1] and use qt4 unsupported/non-lts software[3], but “appmenu-qt5” not contains any release source code[2]

$ pacman -Si appmenu-qt4
Repository : community
Name : appmenu-qt4
Version : 0.2.6-1
Description : Export Qt4 applications menus over D-Bus
Architecture : x86_64
URL : https://launchpad.net/appmenu-qt Licenses : GPL Groups : None
Provides : None
Depends On : libdbusmenu-qt4
Optional Deps : None
Conflicts With : appmenu-qt
Replaces : appmenu-qt
Download Size : 16.55 KiB
Installed Size : 48.00 KiB
Packager : Antonio Rojas arojas@archlinux.org Build Date : Tue 28 Feb 2017 05:59:31 AM -03
Validated By : MD5 Sum SHA-256 Sum Signature

[0]:https://launchpad.net/appmenu-qt (qt4)
[1]:https://launchpad.net/appmenu-qt/+download [2]:https://launchpad.net/appmenu-qt5 [3]:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qt_5.6_LTS

PackagesAnyReplace RequestDeferCritical[bzr] replace deprecated GNU Bazaar to BrezyDeferred
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Description:

  • replace deprecated GNU Bazaar to Brezy for Canis Major

Additional info:

Note: It needs a provide: bazaar and brezy

Steps to reproduce:

  • broken package
PackagesAnyReplace RequestDeferCritical[python2] replace deprecated Python 2 to TauthonDeferred
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Description:

  • replace deprecated Python 2 to Tauthon for Canis Major

Additional info:

Steps to reproduce:

  • Broken python2 packages.
PackagesStableReplace RequestVery LowMediumPackage ossp has got systemd dependenciesUnconfirmed
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Description: Concurrent package ossp in version 1.3.2-15 has got dependencies to systemd, which is contradicting the whole distribution and the used INIT-system. Therefore my request to port this to OpenRC!

Additional info:
* package version(s) 1.3.2-15

PackagesTestingReplace RequestVery LowMedium replace request: NetworkManager with wpa_cuteUnconfirmed
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https://github.com/loh-tar/wpa-cute/releases

I know there are plans to remove NetworkManager. I wondered if we could replace it in 0.4 with Wpa_Cute. seen in the above link.

I haven’t been able to compile it, but it has been updated as recent as 2018 december (stable)

or 2019 january. :)

WPA_GUI doesn’t seem to work well for me, it runs into weird errors when I start it. Long story short, I run into this issue with wpa_supplicant when i do it manually:

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Wpa_supplicant:

Password-related problems

wpa_supplicant may not work properly if directly passed via stdin particularly long or complex passphrases which include special characters. This may lead to errors such as failed 4-way WPA handshake, PSK may be wrong when launching wpa_supplicant.

In order to solve this try using here strings wpa_passphrase <MYSSID> «< “<passphrase>” or passing a file to the -c flag instead:

# wpa_supplicant -i <interface> -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/example.conf

In some instances it was found that storing the passphrase cleartext in the psk key of the wpa_supplicant.conf network block gave positive results (see [2]). However, this approach is rather insecure. Using wpa_cli to create this file instead of manually writing it gives the best results most of the time and therefore is the recommended way to proceed.
Problems with eduroam and other MSCHAPv2 connections

This is my issue with wpa_supplicant sadly... and I do not know how to workaround that without a GUI.

but Wpa_Supplicant_gui does not fix it either, it doesn’t even load properly on my other laptop.

It says it cannot get the status of wpa_supplicant when I load it.

This could be an issue if you get rid of NetworkManager for some users.

So yeah, please take a look at my request okay? Wait for 0.3 to be released to add this if possible. I know you guys are overworked, etc... and it doesn’t need to be done now anyhow. ;)

PackagesAnySecurity IssueMediumMedium[cinepaint] unmaintained and unsupportableIn Progress
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Remove “cinepaint” package since it’s unmaintained and unsupportable. Also, it doesn’t contains any file format support in the latest version (previous version supported multiple file formats).

I suggest use Krita (or Gimp 2.10) to edit 16bit and 32bit file formats or convert with imagemagick/graphicsmagick.

$ pacman -Si cinepaint
Repository      : community
Name            : cinepaint
Version         : 1:1.0.4-5
Description     : Sophisticated graphics manipulation programm supporting > 8bit pictures
Architecture    : x86_64
URL             : http://www.cinepaint.org
Licenses        : LGPL  GPL  MIT
Groups          : None
Provides        : None
Depends On      : gtk2  openexr  lcms  libxpm  fltk  ftgl  libxxf86vm
Optional Deps   : python2: for python plug-ins
                  gutenprint: for print plug-ins
                  ghostscript: for pdf plug-ins
Conflicts With  : None
Replaces        : None
Download Size   : 3.75 MiB
Installed Size  : 13.91 MiB
Packager        : Christian Hesse <arch@eworm.de>
Build Date      : Thu 28 Apr 2016 05:17:05 AM -03
Validated By    : MD5 Sum  SHA-256 Sum  Signature
PackagesAnySecurity IssueVery HighCritical[avahi] blacklist package since it's a zeroconf impleme...In Progress
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Avahi is a zero-configuration networking implementation that contains critical security issues because mDNS operates under a different trust model than unicast DNS trusting the entire network rather than a designated DNS server, it is vulnerable to spoofing attacks by any system within the multicast IP range. Like SNMP and many other network management protocols, it can also be used by attackers to quickly gain detailed knowledge of the network and its machines. [0]

Since it violates the Hyperbola Social Contract , Avahi should be blacklisted.

PackagesAnySecurity IssueMediumMedium[openssh] CVE-2018-15919Researching
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Remotely observable behavior in auth-gss2.c in OpenSSH through 7.8 could be used by remote attackers to detect existence of users on a target system when GSS2 is in use. NOTE: the discoverer states ‘We understand that the OpenSSH developers do not want to treat such a username enumeration (or “oracle”) as a vulnerability.’ https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-15919

PackagesAnySecurity IssueVery LowHigh[octopi] requires suUnconfirmed
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would it be possible to make it use sudo instead?

From what I know, sudo is safer. Let me know if you agree this is a problem.

PackagesAnySecurity IssueVery LowMedium[patch] CVE-2018-6951 - NULL pointer DoSAssigned
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An issue was discovered in GNU patch through 2.7.6. There is a segmentation fault, associated with a NULL pointer dereference, leading to a denial of service in the intuit_diff_type function in pch.c, aka a “mangled rename” issue.

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-6951

PackagesAnySecurity IssueVery LowMedium[qemu] Multiple CVEUnconfirmed
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CVE-2018-20123 QEMU: pvrdma: memory leakage in device hotplug
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/12/13/4

CVE-2018-16872 Qemu: usb-mtp: path traversal by host filesystem
manipulation in Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/12/13/11

Patches included at above URLs.

PackagesAnySecurity IssueMediumCritical[libjpeg-turbo] CVE-2019-2201Researching
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In generate_jsimd_ycc_rgb_convert_neon of jsimd_arm64_neon.S, there is a possible out of bounds write due to a missing bounds check. This could lead to remote code execution in an unprivileged process with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is needed for exploitation

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2019-2201

Patch: https://github.com/libjpeg-turbo/libjpeg-turbo/issues/388

PackagesAnySecurity IssueVery LowMediumDownload debian-fixes instead of relying on external so...Unconfirmed
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It happened already with minetest and again with prosody: When trying to build own packages with makepkg there are patches downloaded from the Debian-project. But the given HTTP(S)-sources are no longer available, concrete example within prosody to be found: https://deb.debian.org/debian/pool/main/p/prosody/prosody_0.10.2-1~bpo9+1.debian.tar.xz (not available)

Please don’t rely on those external sources when creating PKGBUILD-files or just give users the possibility for a secure and granted download. Therefore I cannot build prosody on my own now!

PackagesAnySecurity IssueVery LowCritical[unbound] Multiple CVEsAssigned
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https://ostif.org/our-audit-of-unbound-dns-by-x41-d-sec-full-results/

[Critical] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2019-18934

PackagesStableSecurity IssueVery LowCritical[lts-kernel][sec] filter /dev/mem access & restrict acc...Unconfirmed
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These two options could be enabled :

Kernel hacking → [*] Filter access to /dev/mem
[*] Filter I/O access to /dev/mem

Security options → [*] Restrict unprivileged access to the kernel syslog

PackagesAnySecurity IssueVery LowHigh[tigervnc] Multiple CVEResearching
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https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/12/20/2

“This is a security release to fix a number of issues that were found by Kaspersky Lab. These issues affect both the client and server and could theoretically allow an malicious peer to take control over the software on the other side.”

PackagesAnySecurity IssueVery LowCritical[opensmtpd] CVE-2020-8794Unconfirmed
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Description: https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/02/24/5 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-critical-rce-bug-in-openbsd-smtp-server-threatens-linux-distros/

Qualys Security Advisory

LPE and RCE in OpenSMTPD’s default install (CVE-2020-8794)

Contents

Summary
Analysis
...
Acknowledgments

Summary

We discovered a vulnerability in OpenSMTPD, OpenBSD’s mail server. This
vulnerability, an out-of-bounds read introduced in December 2015 (commit
80c6a60c, “when peer outputs a multi-line response ...”), is exploitable
remotely and leads to the execution of arbitrary shell commands: either
as root, after May 2018 (commit a8e22235, “switch smtpd to new
grammar”); or as any non-root user, before May 2018.

Because this vulnerability resides in OpenSMTPD’s client-side code
(which delivers mail to remote SMTP servers), we must consider two
different scenarios:

- Client-side exploitation: This vulnerability is remotely exploitable

in OpenSMTPD's (and hence OpenBSD's) default configuration. Although
OpenSMTPD listens on localhost only, by default, it does accept mail
from local users and delivers it to remote servers. If such a remote
server is controlled by an attacker (either because it is malicious or
compromised, or because of a man-in-the-middle, DNS, or BGP attack --
SMTP is not TLS-encrypted by default), then the attacker can execute
arbitrary shell commands on the vulnerable OpenSMTPD installation.

- Server-side exploitation: First, the attacker must connect to the

OpenSMTPD server (which accepts external mail) and send a mail that
creates a bounce. Next, when OpenSMTPD connects back to their mail
server to deliver this bounce, the attacker can exploit OpenSMTPD's
client-side vulnerability. Last, for their shell commands to be
executed, the attacker must (to the best of our knowledge) crash
OpenSMTPD and wait until it is restarted (either manually by an
administrator, or automatically by a system update or reboot).

We developed a simple exploit for this vulnerability and successfully
tested it against OpenBSD 6.6 (the current release), OpenBSD 5.9 (the
first vulnerable release), Debian 10 (stable), Debian 11 (testing), and
Fedora 31.

The fix is delivered in OpenSMTPD 6.6.4p1, available here, which the developer recommends installing “AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.”

PackagesStableSecurity IssueVery LowMedium[git] Multiple CVEsUnconfirmed
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CVE-2020-5260 has been fixed very recently in Debian, so I thought I would apply this patch. However, I found out that security patches have not been applied for quite a while (I could account for at least 6 CVEs).

Considering that the version in Debian stretch (2.11.0) is the nearest version with security patches released by Debian and that git project oldest supported version is 2.17, I have used patches from Debian stretch to apply on 2.12.2 currently in Milky Way.

But I have the following error on check():

 |  *** prove ***
 |
 |  Test Summary Report
 |  -------------------
 |  t5570-git-daemon.sh                              (Wstat: 256 Tests: 20 Failed: 10)
 |    Failed tests:  3-7, 15-19
 |    Non-zero exit status: 1
 |  t5811-proto-disable-git.sh                       (Wstat: 256 Tests: 26 Failed: 16)
 |    Failed tests:  2-6, 9-11, 15-19, 21-23
 |    Non-zero exit status: 1
 |  Files=769, Tests=14137, 1101 wallclock secs ( 8.08 usr  1.12 sys + 144.48 cusr 63.42 csys = 217.10 CPU)
 |  Result: FAIL
 |  make[1]: *** [Makefile:45: prove] Error 1
 |  make[1]: Leaving directory '/build/git/src/git-2.12.2/t'
 |  make: *** [Makefile:2291: test] Error 2
 |  ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in check().
 |      Aborting...

This does not seem to be related to my change as the current version in Milky Way produces the same error (IOW the package currently in Milky Way is not rebuidable).

PackagesStableUpdate RequestHighHigh[qt5] upgrade Qt project to the 5.6 LTS version, requir...Deferred
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Cannot mix incompatible Qt library (version 0×50800) with this library (version 0×50904)
Aborted

./Nextcloud-2.3.3-x86_64.AppImage: /usr/lib/libQt5Core.so.5: version `Qt_5.9’ not found (required by /tmp/.mount_NextclpprMnG/usr/bin/../lib/libqt5keychain.so.1

These two packages are directly affected by an older qt5...

Could you update all the qt packages to the LTS version available?

PackagesAnyUpdate RequestMediumHighMake Knock patch for Linux-libre 4.14 LTSUnconfirmed
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The Knock patches for linux-libre maintained by you at https://git.hyperbola.info:50100/kernels/knock.git/ have support up to linux-libre 4.13 only (and I think it didn’t work for it when I tried it, compilation failed) but from all of those supported versions, the newest maintained generation by the upstream is 4.9.x

However, since newer kernel generations might require reprogramming the patch, I want to request it only for the latest LTS generation which is 4.14. As you know, LTS software are supported for a long time, so it’s worth to make it for linux-libre 4.14.x

This might not be really important for Hyperbola in the short term, but you are the maintainers of the TCP Stealth implementation for Linux-libre and I and maybe other people would like to use it in their projects for newer versions.

Plus, it would be great since while 4.9 kernels can use the GRSec+Knock combination like linux-libre-lts-unofficial-grsec-knock, with support for 4.14 anyone would be able to use a combination of newer patches such as Linux-hardened+Knock (Linux-hardened supports 4.14 and 4.15 as of now) which is what I’d like to do.
https://github.com/copperhead/linux-hardened/releases

PackagesAnyUpdate RequestMediumMedium[cups] update requestAssigned
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New versiĆ³n v2.2.7

References:

PackagesAnyUpdate RequestVery LowHigh[proj]: please update to latest versionUnconfirmed
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Description:

https://proj4.org/index.html

This package have valuable geodetic applications, and I intend to present Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre soon in universities and schools in East Africa.

The coordinate system there is not WGS84 and this package only in new version is providing the conversion from East African geographic coordinates to WGS84, and will be very usable in many industrial and private applications.

PackagesStableUpdate RequestVery LowMedium[cantarell-fonts] update package version to 0.111Unconfirmed
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Prior version 0.0.25 and below are outdated.

Since version 0.100 and later, there are some changes being redesigned from scratch, added three new weights (including extra bold, light and thin) but not italic or oblique styles, AppStream metadata translations from contributors, and more.

See the version history releases for more details: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/cantarell-fonts/raw/master/NEWS

PackagesAnyUpdate RequestVery LowMedium[lmms] update package version to 1.2.0Unconfirmed
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In the latest version, it has many more changes with new and improvement features, and fixes function issues since released as preview stage in every eight times per three years ago[1]. And also it is possible to rebuild package with sndio.

[1]: https://github.com/LMMS/lmms/releases/ (see all sections below from 1.2.0-RC1 to 1.2.0 in the version history releases)

PackagesAnyUpdate RequestVery LowHigh[mpv] request for package bumpUnconfirmed
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Hello,

Would it be possible to get a package bump for mpv ?

Currently, Debian Buster (stable) uses 0.29.1-1. This would be great as it introduces many fixes and support for lua scripts I heavily use.
0.29.* requires a ffmpeg to 4.x series as well.

Thanks.

PackagesStableUpdate RequestVery LowLow[icewm] Upgrade package versionUnconfirmed
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The current version of the package icewm within the Hyperbola-repositories is 1.3.8. The latest version is 1.6.3!
An update would be helpful as this window-manager follows absolutely the principles of the distribution Hyperbola itself, being simple and fast.

PackagesAnyUpdate RequestMediumHigh[php] is out of date/supportUnconfirmed
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Description:

From official PHP page, our php 7.1 is out of support and security

Our package :
https://www.hyperbola.info/packages/extra/x86_64/php/

PHP page :
https://www.php.net/supported-versions.php

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