Month: May 2021

Lazy Reading for 2021/05/30

Oddball finds week. explain.dalibo.com, a Postgres EXPLAIN ANALYZE explainer.  (via) Hifi Wasteland I: 100 Year Old Quick Silver Cloud, the sound of a vacuum tube decaying. Zosya, modern games for Spectrum ZX machines, I think?  (via) The different types of modern (2021) SSH keys (and some opinions). Related: Understanding OpenSSH’s various options around keys and …

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DMA cross-platform reminder

I’ve mentioned it before, but this recent update to dma in DragonFly reminded me: “dma” stands for DragonFly Mail Agent, a minimal mail agent created for DragonFly as a lighter, local replacement for Sendmail in a base install.  But! …

FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-21:14.pms

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FreeBSD-EN-21:14.pms Errata Notice
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Topic: pms(4) data corruption

Category: core
Module: pms
Announced: 2021-05-26
Affects: FreeBSD 12.2 and later.
Corrected: 2021-04-23 01:05:42 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-05-26 19:30:23 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RELEASE-p1)
2021-04-23 01:11:07 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-05-26 20:40:15 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p7)

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FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-21:11.aesni

FreeBSD-EN-21:11.aesni Errata Notice
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Topic: Race condition in aesni(4) encrypt-then-auth operations

Category: core
Module: aesni
Announced: 2021-05-26
Affects: FreeBSD 12.2
Corrected: 2021-04-27 19:16:35 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-05-26 20:40:11 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p7)

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FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-21:12.libradius

FreeBSD-SA-21:12.libradius Security Advisory
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Topic: Missing message validation in libradius(3)

Category: core
Module: libradius
Announced: 2021-05-26
Credits: leommxj and Swings from Chaitin Security Research Lab
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2021-05-26 19:45:31 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-05-26 20:36:29 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RELEASE-p1)
2021-05-26 20:39:35 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-05-26 20:40:23 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p7)
2021-05-26 20:41:31 UTC (stable/11, 11.4-STABLE)
2021-05-26

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FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-21:13.mpt

FreeBSD-EN-21:13.mpt Errata Notice
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Topic: mpt(4) I/O errors with a large maxphys value

Category: core
Module: mpt
Announced: 2021-05-26
Affects: FreeBSD 13.0
Corrected: 2021-04-24 00:43:14 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-05-26 19:29:54 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RELEASE-p1)

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FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-21:12.divert

FreeBSD-EN-21:12.divert Errata Notice
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Topic: Kernel double free when transmitting on a divert socket

Category: core
Module: divert(4)
Announced: 2021-05-26
Affects: FreeBSD 13.0
Corrected: 2021-05-10 13:36:08 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-05-26 19:30:51 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RELEASE-p1)

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FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-21:16.bc

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Topic: dc update

Category: contrib
Module: bc
Announced: 2021-05-26
Affects: FreeBSD 13.0
FreeBSD 12.2 (only when built with option WITH_GH_BC)
Corrected: 2021-04-06 08:44:52 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-05-26 20:32:40 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RELEASE-p1)
2021-04-06 08:44:52 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)

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FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-21:15.virtio

FreeBSD-EN-21:15.virtio Errata Notice
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Topic: virtio(4) device probing fails

Category: core
Module: virtio
Announced: 2021-05-26
Affects: FreeBSD 13.0
Corrected: 2021-04-03 06:09:50 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-05-26 20:32:40 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RELEASE-p1)

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FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-21:11.smap

FreeBSD-SA-21:11.smap Security Advisory
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Topic: SMAP bypass

Category: core
Module: amd64
Announced: 2021-05-26
Credits: I lost my dog if you see him please contact me at @m00nbsd.
Affects: FreeBSD 12.2 and later.
Corrected: 2021-05-26 19:18:54 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-05-26 19:31:50 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RELEASE-p1)
2021-05-26 19:30:31 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-05-26 20:40:20 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p7)
CVE Name: CVE-2021-29628

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A volunteer approaches!

James Cook is interested in working on zalloc in DragonFly, taken from the projects page.  Follow his questions and the answers if this interests you.

Lazy Reading for 2021/05/23

This is a good link week; several deep dives. 50 Years of Text Games: 1990: LambdaMOO.  Still running! How to write release notes. Sharing Secrets. Designing Winterbloom’s Big Honking Button.  (via) Which leads me to Eurorack. Pinebook Pro first impressions.  (via) Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes.  (via) Associations: Penrose Tiling and toilet paper. …

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