Day: May 31, 2016

[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-16:22.libarchive

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FreeBSD-SA-16:22.libarchive Security Advisory
The FreeBSD Project

Topic: Directory traversal in cpio(1)

Category: contrib
Module: libarchive
Announced: 2016-05-31
Credits: Alexander Cherepanov
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD
Corrected: 2016-05-21 09:03:45 UTC (stable/10, 10.3-STABLE)
2016-05-31 16:35:03 UTC (releng/10.3, 10.3-RELEASE-p4)
2016-05-31 16:33:56 UTC (releng/10.2, 10.2-RELEASE-p18)
2016-05-31 16:32:42 UTC (releng/10.1, 10.1-RELEASE-p35)
2016-05-21 09:27:30 UTC (stable/9, 9.3-STABLE)
2016-05-31

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-16:23.libarchive

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FreeBSD-SA-16:23.libarchive Security Advisory
The FreeBSD Project

Topic: Buffer overflow in libarchive(3)

Category: contrib
Module: libarchive
Announced: 2016-05-31
Affects: FreeBSD 9.3
Corrected: 2016-05-21 09:27:30 UTC (stable/9, 9.3-STABLE)
2016-05-31 16:23:56 UTC (releng/9.3, 9.3-RELEASE-p43)
CVE Name: CVE-2013-0211

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-16:21.43bsd

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FreeBSD-SA-16:21.43bsd Security Advisory
The FreeBSD Project

Topic: Kernel stack disclosure in 4.3BSD compatibility layer

Category: core
Module: kernel
Announced: 2016-05-31
Credits: CTurt
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2016-05-31 16:57:42 UTC (stable/10, 10.3-STABLE)
2016-05-31 16:55:50 UTC (releng/10.3, 10.3-RELEASE-p4)
2016-05-31 16:55:45 UTC (releng/10.2, 10.2-RELEASE-p18)
2016-05-31 16:55:41 UTC (releng/10.1, 10.1-RELEASE-p35)
2016-05-31 16:58:00 UTC (stable/9,

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-16:20.linux

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FreeBSD-SA-16:20.linux Security Advisory
The FreeBSD Project

Topic: Kernel stack disclosure in Linux compatibility layer

Category: core
Module: linux(4)
Announced: 2016-05-31
Credits: CTurt
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2016-05-31 16:57:42 UTC (stable/10, 10.3-STABLE)
2016-05-31 16:55:50 UTC (releng/10.3, 10.3-RELEASE-p4)
2016-05-31 16:55:45 UTC (releng/10.2, 10.2-RELEASE-p18)
2016-05-31 16:55:41 UTC (releng/10.1, 10.1-RELEASE-p35)
2016-05-31 16:58:00 UTC (stable/9,

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pkgsrc 50th release interviews – Joerg Sonnenberger

The pkgsrc team has prepared the 50th release of their package management system, with the 2016Q1 version. It’s infrequent event, as the 100th release will be held after 50 quarters.

The NetBSD team has prepared series of interviews with the authors. We started with Joerg Sonnenberger, a developer well known for his LLVM on NetBSD contribution.

pkgsrc 50th release interviews – Joerg Sonnenberger

The pkgsrc team has prepared the 50th release of their package management system, with the 2016Q1 version. It’s infrequent event, as the 100th release will be held after 50 quarters.

The NetBSD team has prepared series of interviews with the authors. We started with Joerg Sonnenberger, a developer well known for his LLVM on NetBSD contribution.