The FreeBSD Security Team have issued a notice regarding the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability, known to affect many Intel systems around the world. A fix is in progress and will be announced soon.You may view the report from various websites below.
By now, we're sure most everyone have heard of the Meltdown and Spectre attacks. If not, head over to https://meltdownattack.com/ and get an overview. Additional technical details are available from Google Project Zero. https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2018/01/reading-privileged-memory-with-side.html The FreeBSD Security Team was notified of the issue in late December and received a briefing under NDA with the original embargo date of January 9th. Since we received relatively late notice of the issue, our ability to provide fixes is delayed.
Original announcement: https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-security/2018-January/009719.html
FreeBSD developers posted they were notified about the Meltdown and Spectre attacks in late December. They are currently still figuring out their plans for fending off these possible attacks and have no estimates yet when patches may be available.
NVIDIA FreeBSD driver patch: http://www.hackbusters.com/news/stories/2470639-nvidia-releases-meltdown-and-spectre-updates