New, Patched & Versioned Packages and Languages

The ActiveState Platform is regularly updated with new, patched and versioned packages and languages. As an ActiveState Platform user, keep your projects up to date by implementing these new upgrades:

December 2022

 

Name Language Description Status Publish Date
Python 3.10.8, 3.9.15, 3.8.15 Python Point release that addresses a number of security issues. Upgrade Recommended 2022/12/02
pygame 2.1.2 Python Including pygame dependencies like libevent, vorbis, libxmp, flac will now build Now Builds on Windows and Linux 2022/12/02
Perl Packages Perl IO-File-Cached, Mail-SpamAssassin and MaxMind-DB-Reader-XS are now available on the ActiveState Platform. Now Builds on Mac and Linux 2022/12/02

November 2022

 

Name Language Description Status Publish Date
Python 3.10.7, 3.9.14, 3.8.14 Python Point release that addresses a number of security issues. Upgrade Recommended 2022/11/02
Python C-libraries Python  libxml 2.10.3, libxslt 1.1.37, libexpat 2.4.9, zlib 1.2.13, curl 7.85.0 and sqlite3 3.39.4, which are all key libraries that have been updated to address security issues. Upgrade Recommended 2022/11/02
Ruby Packages Ruby rake-compiler 1.2.0, parser 3.1.2.1, ruby_memcheck 1.0.3, which are now available on the ActiveState Platform. Now Builds on Windows and Linux 2022/11/02
Python Packages Python grpc 1.49.1, grpcio-tools, flit-core 3.7.1, opencensus packages, which are now available on the ActiveState Platform. Now Builds on Windows, Mac and Linux 2022/11/02

September 2022

 

Name Language Description Status Publish Date
lxml v4.9.1 Python Point release that addresses a number of security issues. Upgrade Recommended 2022/09/08
cmake Python Cross-platform set of tools for building and packaging software. Now Builds for all OS’s 2022/09/08
jupyterlab-server Python Provides a set of REST API’s for serving JupyterLab files. Now Builds on Mac 2022/09/08
pywinpty Python Create and communicate with Windows processes via consoles. Now Builds on Windows 2022/09/08

August 2022

Name Language Description Status Publish Date
Python v3.10.6 Python Point release that addresses a number of bugs and security issues. Upgrade Recommended 2022/08/11
PyQt6 v6.1.1 Python A comprehensive set of Python bindings for the Qt library, which provides advanced UI design capabilities. Upgrade Optional 2022/08/11
PySide6 v6.3 Python Allows the use of Qt6 APIs in Python apps, as well as the ability to expose apps written in C++ to Python. Upgrade Optional 2022/08/11

July 2022

Name Language Description Status Publish Date
OpenSSL 1.1.1q Python
Perl
Ruby
Tcl
Point release that addresses a number of bugs and security issues. Upgrade Recommended 2022/07/27
Office365 Python Provides a wrapper for the O365 library, which provides control over Microsoft Outlook functionality. Newly Imported 2022/07/27
Dist-Zilla Perl A distribution builder that is designed to make it easier to package and manage open source software for the Perl ecosystem. Newly Imported 2022/07/27
grpcio 1.46.0 Python A modern Remote Procedure Call (RPC) framework that can run in any environment. This release addresses bug fixes and provides some improvements. Upgrade Optional 2022/07/13
Python 3.10.5 Python point release that addresses a number of bugs and security issues including a critical vulnerability. Upgrade Recommended 2022/07/11
Python 3.9.13 Python Point release that addresses a number of bugs and security issues. Upgrade Optional 2022/07/11
Python 3.8.13 Python Point release that addresses a number of bugs and security vulnerabilities including a number of high and critical vulnerabilities. Upgrade Recommended 2022/07/11
Ruby 3.0.4 Ruby Point release that addresses a number of bugs and security issues including a critical and high vulnerability. Upgrade Recommended 2022/07/11
Ruby 3.1.2 Ruby Point release that addresses a number of bugs and security issues including a critical and high vulnerability. Upgrade Recommended 2022/07/11

June 2022

Name Language Description Status Publish Date
Scipy 1.8.1 and 1.7.3 Python Scientific library for mathematics, science, and engineering routines. Both v1.8.1 and v1.7.3 are bug fix releases with no new features. Upgrade Optional for Linux & Windows 2022/06/28
Perl 5.36 Perl Perl 5.36 features a number of core enhancements, as well as new diagnostics and performance improvements. See Perldelta for more information. Upgrade Optional 2022/06/15
Math-GMP v2.25 Perl Math-GMP v2.25 provides Perl users with a faster way to perform integer math. This latest version incorporates some refactoring and a workaround for Test::Builder. Upgrade Optional 2022/06/15
OpenSSL v1.1.1o Perl
Python
Tcl
Ruby
OpenSSL v1.1.1o (labeled as openssl 1.11.0.15 on the ActiveState Platform) includes a fix for CVE-2022-1292 (moderate severity) that eliminates a command injection vulnerability in OpenSSL’s c_rehash script. Upgrade Recommended 2022/06/15

Visit platform.activestate.com to update your projects. We are adding new features to the Platform and how you work with open source languages regularly. Find the latest product updates here.

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