Day: August 22, 2019

[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-19:23.midi [REVISED]

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FreeBSD-SA-19:23.midi Security Advisory
The FreeBSD Project

Topic: kernel memory disclosure from /dev/midistat

Category: core
Module: sound
Announced: 2019-08-20
Credits: Peter Holm, Mark Johnston
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2019-08-20 17:53:16 UTC (stable/12, 12.0-STABLE)
2019-08-20 17:50:33 UTC (releng/12.0, 12.0-RELEASE-p10)
2019-08-20 17:54:18 UTC (stable/11, 11.3-STABLE)
2019-08-20 17:50:33 UTC (releng/11.3, 11.3-RELEASE-p3)
2019-08-20 17:50:33 UTC

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