Month: April 2021

Lazy Reading for 2021/04/11

Some looks backward to prior links, but in a good way. Beatportal’s Definitive Guide to Techno.  (via) Which reminds me of eternal favorite Ishkur’s Guide to Electronic Music. Your E-Mail Validation Logic is Wrong.  There’s a whole chapter about this in the most in-depth regex book I ever read. ifconfig.co.  Fetch that site for your …

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HTTPS default

I thought I had done this before, but apparently not: the site is switched to https by default.  Tell me if you notice problems from that.

BSD Now 397: Fresh BSD 2021

This week’s BSD Now covers the usual mix of articles – I see some Gemini sneaking in! – and mentions something I should have; the revamp of FreshBSD.

HardenedBSD at NYCBUG, tonight

HardenedBSD 2021 “State of the Hardened Union”, presented by Shawn Webb, happening at NYCBUG at 6:45 tonight.  See the announcement for how to get the invite. 

[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-21:10.jail_mount

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FreeBSD-SA-21:10.jail_mount Security Advisory
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Topic: jail escape possible by mounting over jail root

Category: core
Module: jail
Announced: 2021-04-06
Credits: Mateusz Guzik
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2021-04-06 18:50:48 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-04-06 19:18:59 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RC5-p1)
2021-04-06 19:20:50 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-04-06 19:21:33 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p6)
2021-04-06 19:22:31

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-21:09.accept_filter

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FreeBSD-SA-21:09.accept_filter Security Advisory
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Topic: double free in accept_filter(9) socket configuration interface

Category: core
Module: accept_filter
Announced: 2021-04-06
Credits: Alexey Kulaev
Affects: FreeBSD 12.2 and later.
Corrected: 2021-03-28 00:24:15 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-03-28 15:03:37 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RC4)
2021-03-28 00:26:49 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-04-06 19:21:21 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p6)
CVE Name: CVE-2021-29627

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-21:08.vm

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FreeBSD-SA-21:08.vm Security Advisory
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Topic: Memory disclosure by stale virtual memory mapping

Category: core
Module: vm
Announced: 2021-04-06
Credits: Ryan Libby, Dell Inc.
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2021-04-06 18:50:46 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-04-06 19:18:49 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RC5-p1)
2021-04-06 19:20:46 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-04-06 19:21:30 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p6)
2021-04-06

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-21:10.lldb

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Topic: lldb abort on print command

Category: contrib
Module: lldb
Announced: 2021-04-06
Affects: FreeBSD 12.2
Corrected: 2020-10-31 18:42:03 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-04-06 19:21:27 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p6)

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-21:09.pf

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Topic: net.pf.request_maxcount not settable from loader.conf(5)

Category: core
Module: pf
Announced: 2021-04-06
Affects: FreeBSD 12.2
Corrected: 2020-12-15 08:29:45 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-04-06 19:21:24 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p6)

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zstd in DragonFly

zstd(1) is now in dsynth, in DragonFly as a library, multi-threaded when you specify, and available as a decompression method for reading files.