[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-18:13.icmp

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FreeBSD-EN-18:13.icmp Errata Notice
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Topic: ICMP buffer underwrite

Category: core
Module: kernel
Announced: 2018-11-27
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2018-11-08 21:58:51 UTC (stable/11, 11.2-STABLE)
2018-11-27 19:43:16 UTC (releng/11.2, 11.2-RELEASE-p5)
CVE Name: CVE-2018-17156

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-18:14.tzdata

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FreeBSD-EN-18:14.tzdata Errata Notice
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Topic: Timezone database information update

Category: contrib
Module: zoneinfo
Announced: 2018-11-27
Credits: Philip Paeps
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2018-10-31 02:01:28 UTC (stable/11, 11.2-STABLE)
2018-11-27 19:44:39 UTC (releng/11.2, 11.2-RELEASE-p5)

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-18:15.loader

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FreeBSD-EN-18:15.loader Errata Notice
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Topic: Deferred kernel loading breaks loader password

Category: core
Module: loader
Announced: 2018-11-27
Credits: Devin Teske
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2018-10-24 23:17:17 UTC (stable/11, 11.2-STABLE)
2018-11-27 19:45:25 UTC (releng/11.2, 11.2-RELEASE-p5)

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-18:13.nfs

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FreeBSD-SA-18:13.nfs Security Advisory
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Topic: Multiple vulnerabilities in NFS server code

Category: core
Module: nfs
Announced: 2018-11-27
Credits: Jakub Jirasek, Secunia Research at Flexera
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2018-11-23 20:41:54 UTC (stable/11, 11.2-STABLE)
2018-11-27 19:42:16 UTC (releng/11.2, 11.2-RELEASE-p5)
CVE Name: CVE-2018-17157, CVE-2018-17158, CVE-2018-17159

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Lazy Reading for 2018/11/25

A sorta backwards-looking list for you, this week. IBM PC-XT Emulator on an ESP8266.  The hardware is basically a wifi USB plug.  (via) Leak Mitigation Checklist.  “If you just leaked sensitive information in public source code…”  (also via) @Play 87: Interview with Josh Ge, Creator of Cogmind. C Portability Lessons from Weird Machines.  Wierd, wierd …

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In Other BSDs for 2018/11/24

Games are the unofficial accidental theme this week. FreeBSD 12 Release Engineering Branch Created.  Also, RC1 (via) Distrowatch.com NetBSD 8.0 Review.  (via) Celebrating 50 years of Unix.  (via) FreeBSD Network Management with network.sh.  (via) FreeBSD Desktop – Part 2.1 – Install FreeBSD 12. Our pragmatic attachment to OpenBSD PF for our firewall needs. Linux iptables …

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BSD Now 273: A Thoughtful Episode

This week’s BSD Now (notice I’m spelling it correctly now, with a space) has, along with NetBSD and OpenBSD material, happens to talk about NomadBSD, which I’ve never really managed to cover.

DragonFly 5.4rc1 tagged

I tagged the first release candidate for DragonFly 5.4 last night.  The commit message has summary lines from all the commits in this release, if you want to go through them – or wait for the release notes.  I’m happy to see some new-to-me committer names in there, too.

DragonFly, terminfo, and tmux

I’m actually surprised this wasn’t already there: Aaron Li added terminfo entries for tmux and tmux-256color into DragonFly’s terminfo(5) file.  I’ve been using tmux without issue for some time on DragonFly… but I may not be exercising it as hard as I could.

knew

For future reference, this is the knew server … oh wait, I think it’s this server which is was mounted in the 4U chassis mentioned in this post. It runs a few jails, including Bacula regression testing services. It is now mounted in a SuperChassis 846E16-R1200B This recent post outlines the modifications so it boots […]

SEMIBUG: Why BSD?

Michael W. Lucas is reprising his MeetBSD keynote, “Why BSD?”, at the November SEMIBUG meeting, happening at the usual location, tonight.  Go, if you are near.