In Other BSDs for 2018/10/06

Still catching up on links. garbage 43.  The RSS feed may have changed?  I should have seen this directly.  (via) EuroBSDCon 2018 and NetBSD sanitizers.  (via) EuroBSDCon 2018 travel report and obligatory pics.  (via) NetBSD curses ripoffline improvements.  (via) Installing Hugo and publishing Hugo web-pages on OpenBSD server.  (via) NetBSD8.0 on UEFI Bootloader and Windows …

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virtio_random in DragonFly

Something I didn’t know existed but makes sense now that I do: a virtualized randomness device, added to DragonFly.  Entropy is usually provided through hardware, so of course you’d need something for it in a VM.

NYCBUG tonight

6:30 tonight: NYCBUG’s monthly meeting, with the topic of Subdo.  I don’t know what that is, but we all can find out: tonight’s meeting will be streamed.

KnoxBUG, tonight

There’s a KnoxBUG BSD user group meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee, with the topic of “Real-world Performance Advantages of NVDIMM and NVMe: A Case Study with OpenZFS“, presented by Nick Principe.  It’s happening at 6 PM, tonight.  They have the prettiest logo of any BUG that I’ve seen.

In Other BSDs for 2018/09/29

EuroBSDCon 2018 unfortunately had no video, but the presentations are showing up online. FreeBSD bhyve live migration coming soon.  (thanks, subbsd) Removing ROP Gadgets from OpenBSD.  (via) OpenBSD netcat demystified.  (via) OpenBSD and Diving.  The SCUBA kind.  (via) Spoiler alert for BSD packet filter profiling. r/openbsd_gaming’s Game of the Year 2018 Contest: Call for Nominations. …

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BSDNow 265: Software Disenchantment

BSDNow 265 has a con report – the just-finished EuroBSDCon 2018 in Romania, plus the usual roundup of news items.  One news item that will be useful someday: how to perform a BIOS update on a non-Windows computer.

[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-18:11.listen

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FreeBSD-EN-18:11.listen Errata Notice
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Topic: Denial of service in listen syscall over IPv6 socket

Category: core
Module: kernel
Announced: 2018-09-27
Credits: Jakub Jirasek, Secunia Research at Flexera
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2018-09-27 18:50:10 UTC (stable/11, 11.2-STABLE)
2018-09-27 18:34:42 UTC (releng/11.2, 11.2-RELEASE-p4)
2018-09-27 18:34:42 UTC (releng/11.1, 11.1-RELEASE-p15)
2018-09-27 18:48:50

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-18:10.syscall

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Topic: NULL pointer dereference in freebsd4_getfsstat system call

Category: core
Module: kernel
Announced: 2018-09-27
Credits: Thomas Barabosch, Fraunhofer FKIE
Affects: FreeBSD 11.x
Corrected: 2018-09-27 18:54:41 UTC (stable/11, 11.1-STABLE)
2018-09-27 18:32:14 UTC (releng/11.2, 11.2-RELEASE-p4)
2018-09-27 18:32:14 UTC (releng/11.1, 11.1-RELEASE-p15)
CVE Name: CVE-2018-17154

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-18:12.mem

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Topic: Small kernel memory disclosures in two system calls

Category: core
Module: kernel
Announced: 2018-09-27
Credits: Thomas Barabosch, Fraunhofer FKIE
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2018-09-27 18:42:40 UTC (stable/11, 11.2-STABLE)
2018-09-27 18:36:30 UTC (releng/11.2, 11.2-RELEASE-p4)
2018-09-27 18:36:30 UTC (releng/11.1, 11.1-RELEASE-p15)
2018-09-27 18:44:40 UTC (stable/10, 10.4-STABLE)

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