Tizen 4.0 Public M3

Release date: Aug. 31, 2018

The Tizen 4.0 Public M3 release provides developers with the Tizen kernel, device drivers, middleware subsystems, and Web/Native API set.

Release Details

Release Notes

System (Kernel and System Framework)

Fixes

  • Security improvement
    • Systemd patch has been applied for CVE-2018-1049.

System (Base)

New and changed features

  • The following Open-source libraries have been upgraded:
    • file (5.32)
      • CVE-2018-10360
    • sqlite (3.21.0)
      • CVE-2018-8740
    • libxml (2.9.7)
      • CVE-2018-9251
    • libxslt (1.1.31)
    • procps-ng (3.3.15)
      • CVE-2018-1126, CVE-2018-1125, CVE-2018-1124, CVE-2018-1123, CVE-2018-1122
    • tzdata (2017c)
    • unzip (6.10c23)
      • CVE-2018-1000031, CVE-2018-1000032, CVE-2018-1000033
    • vim (8.0.586)

Application Framework

New and changed features

  • TIDL (Tizen Interface Definition Language) has been added (Mobile profile).
    • TIDL supports app-to-app RPC style IPC.
    • rpc-port API has been added to support TIDL.

Window System

New and changed features

  • Extended Wayland Protocols
    • The ‘event_surface’ event has been added to tizen_keyrouter protocol for sending the surface information before sending the key to client(s).
  • Enlightenment Wayland Display Server
    • A D-Bus policy has been updated to enhance security regarding D-Bus interface.
    • A new layer has been added for e_desk_object.
    • New hooks regarding HW compositing have been provided for vendor’s enlightenment module(s) to handle HWC policy properly.
  • Tizen buffer HAL
    • Add the tbm_dummy_display.
    • Add the tbm_surface_internal_set/get_damage.

Fixes

  • Enlightenment Wayland Display Server
    • The bugs regarding sending pre-unobscured visibility event have been fixed.
    • The bugs related to uniconify_render have been fixed.
    • The bug not returning to the default screen mode has been fixed.
    • The error that the quick panel doesn’t disappear has been fixed.
    • The bugs related with pending position move request have been fixed.
    • The bugs related with hwc cancel condition have been fixed.
    • E_Desk smart object disorder has been fixed while zooming and maximizing member object.
    • The error of not sending touch cancel event in some special conditions has been fixed.
    • The error of not sending axis event during a touchdown operation has been fixed.

Graphics Engine

New and changed features

  • DALi (3D UI Toolkit)
    • Actor and Stage
      • Extents property type has been added.
    • Image
      • Support for 1, 2 and 4 bit depths of PNG has been added.
      • Support for CMYK colorspace of JPG has been added.
      • Support for screen capture has been added for a wearable device.
      • Memory usage to load GIF files has been reduced.
      • Support for remote GIF images has been added.
    • Window and Application
      • An environment variable to set the default indicator visible mode has been added.
      • New signals for battery and memory status have been added.
      • Support for widget application has been added.
    • Key event and input
      • Delete and return key handling has been added.
      • Shift+Left/Right keys support for text selection and Ctrl+C/V/X keys support for text copy/paste/cut have been added.
      • The keyboard repeat information API set have been added.
    • Text
      • Support for custom font registration has been added.
      • Support for XHTML entities has been added.
      • Support for soft shadow and outline has been added.
      • Unicode range of emoji script has been updated based on the latest Unicode specification.
      • A configuration value has been added to ignore the font size change event.
    • Control, Visual, and Style
      • MARGIN and PADDING properties have been added to Control.
      • Support for resetting an image has been added to ImageView.
      • Release policy, load policy and orientation correction properties have been added to ImageVisual.
      • API to get the visual resource status has been added to Control.
      • Support for right-to-left of padding and margin has been added to controls.
      • Text direction property has been added to TextLabel.
      • Support for 360x360 resource package has been added.
      • An auxiliary image has been added to NPatchVisual.
      • An action to reload an image has been added to ImageVisual.
      • Support for line spacing has been added to TextLabel.
    • Performance
      • Certain GL calls have been disabled when depth and/or stencil buffers are not available.
      • A PropertyRetter has been added to reset only animated or constrained properties.
      • String compares in Render have been reduced.
    • Video
      • API set to set a codec type have been added.
      • API set to set a display mode have been added.
      • API set to set a play position have been added.
    • NUI (C# interface)
      • API set to handle AGIF playback have been added.
      • Set property of VerticalLineAlignment has been added.
      • API set for KeyboardRepeatInfo of Window have been added.
      • Protection codes to avoid the crash when the IntPtr of Key class is 0 have been added.
      • Protection codes to change Registry as concurrent collection have been added.
  • Evas Render Engine
    • Support for EvasGL thread separation on direct rendering mode has been added.
    • The pre-compiled shader list has been optimized for boot time enhancement.
    • Support for the Evas GL capability test has been added.
    • EGL Sync is added for EvasGL’s EGLImage.

Fixes

  • DALi (3D UI Toolkit)
    • The blending factor of premultiplied alpha format has been fixed.
    • The depth index bug has been fixed in 3D layer.
    • The bug where a depth buffer is sometimes not cleared has been fixed.
    • The bug where a render task is waiting forever has been fixed.
    • The system language change bug has been fixed.
    • When same child object is added to same parent object, an Exception was occurred. This bug has been fixed. (C# NUI)
    • Bug of memory leak problem caused by wrong increased ref-cnt has been fixed. (C# NUI)
    • Bug of View’s SiblingOrder has been fixed. (C# NUI)
    • Bug of crash when getting Parent property as View has been fixed. (C# NUI)
  • Evas Render Engine Enhancement
    • The resource sharing issue is fixed in Evas TBM backend.

UI Framework

New and changed features

  • EFL
    • Assist-panel is added.
    • Rotary Selector support edit mode.
  • Voice Framework
    • Voice engine model is changed to a service app for supporting download (only for mobile and TV profile).

Multimedia Framework

New and changed features

  • Camera
    • New API set for hue setting have been added.
    • Maximum supported number of camera is changed from 2 to 10.
    • Pre-condition of setting ROI area API has been changed.
  • Media Content
  • Media Controller
    • In the Mobile profile, repeat mode on for one media enumeration has been added.
    • In the Mobile profile, new API set for supporting playlist have been added.
    • In the Mobile profile, new API set for sending command and receiving command reply have been added.
    • In the Mobile profile, new API set for sending custom event and receiving event reply have been added.
    • In the Mobile profile, the API set for supporting metadata have been changed.
    • In the Mobile profile, the API set for sending custom command and receiving custom reply have been changed.
    • In the Mobile profile, the callbacks for receiving update information have been changed.
    • In the Mobile profile, some playback states enumerations have been changed.
  • Player
    • Pre-condition of setting ROI area API has been changed.
  • Muse
    • Support the on-demand launching using socket activation.
    • Add initial gtest codes.
    • Update message IPC mechanism.

Network and Connectivity

Fixes

  • Data Network
    • A memory leak in the stc-manager has been fixed.
    • The bug in stc-manager that caused a missing process in booting time has been fixed.
    • CVE patches for Open-source packages have been applied.
      • curl: CVE-2017-8816, CVE-2017-8817, CVE-2017-1000101, CVE-2017-1000257, CVE-2018-1000005, CVE-2018-1000007, CVE-2018-000122, CVE-2018-1000300 and CVE-2018-1000301
      • libsoup: CVE-2017-2885
      • libcares: CVE-2017-1000381
    • Major Open-source package upgrades
      • wpa-supplicant has been upgraded to 2.6.
      • nghttp2 has been upgraded to 1.31.1.
      • strongswan has been upgraded to 5.6.3.
      • dnsmasq has been upgraded to 2.79.
      • openvpn has been upgraded to 2.4.6.
    • The bug in download-provider that extract wrong file extension has been fixed.
  • Telephony
    • The bug that caused a delay when shutdown is executed has been fixed.
  • Bluetooth
    • The bug in multi advertising scenario has been fixed.
    • The native API reference errors have been fixed.

Security

New and changed features

  • Security-manager
    • Support application update between wen application and hybrid application.
    • Remove package manager privileges from User::Shell client.
  • Cynara
    • Add dlog as Tizen-specific logging option.
  • Askuser
    • Handling H/W key event / end effect / screen reader.
    • Add language set.
  • Nether
    • Change nether rule to use raw table for UDP packets.

Service Framework

Fixes

  • Context
    • Removed critical information from logs.
    • Fixed potential defects.
  • Account
    • Fixed Secure information leaks.
  • Email
    • Performance enhancement fixes.
  • Contact
    • Fixed graceful handling of non standard charset.
  • Maps
    • Fixed potential defects.
  • Location
    • Fixed potential defects.
  • Sensor
    • Fixed potential defects.
  • Calendar
    • Fixed potential defects.

Tizen .NET

New and changed features

  • Xamarin.Forms
    • Xamarin.Forms version 3.1.0 Service Release 2 is supported.
    • New Tizen.Wearable.CircularUI API set have been added for wearable apps.
    • New Tizen application project templates (Tizen Wearable App and Tizen Watchface App) have been added.