December’s BSD Link roundup is listed with CVE’s, learning resources, software on GitHub, conference artwork, BSD on various hardware, networking, and the usual advantages versus other OSes. Enjoy and have a Happy Holiday!

Tricky VPN-busting bug lurks in iOS, Android, Linux distros, macOS, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, say university eggheads via The

FreeBSD: VID-FBE10A8A-05A1-11EA-9DFA-F8B156AC3FF9 (CVE-2019-11139): FreeBSD — Intel CPU Microcode Update via Rapid7

FreeBSD: VID-21944144-1B90-11EA-A2D4-001B217B3468 (CVE-2019-19629): Gitlab — Multiple Vulnerabilities via Rapid7

FreeBSD : drupal — Drupal Core – Multiple Vulnerabilities (3da0352f-2397-11ea-966e-000ffec0b3e1) via Tenable

FreeBSD : e2fsprogs — maliciously corrupted file systems can trigger buffer overruns in the quota code used by e2fsck (ad3451b9-23e0-11ea-8b36-f1925a339a82) via Tenable

CVE-2019-14899: Inferring and hijacking VPN-tunneled TCP connections via CVE Mitre / oss-sec

Best Resources for Learning FreeBSD via FreeBSD Forums

Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD driver 340.108 (legacy for GeForce 8 and 9 series) via NVIDIA

Visual Studio Code port for FreeBSD via GitHub

ODROID-C1-FreeBSD via GitHub

Artworks for the Euro BSD Con 2020 in Austria (art by drachenmagier, I hope you all will have a great convention!) from BSD

"New" laptop. Thinkpad X250 + NetBSD 9.0 RC1 + velox (tiling wayland compositor). from BSD

Arduino Development on OpenBSD via Joshua Stein

[Phoronix] FreeBSD 12.1 Runs Refreshingly Well With AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X – Benchmarks Against Windows + Linux from Amd

Why is BSD>Linux? from BSD

FreeBSD upgrade from 12.0 to 12.1 by far the easiest upgrade of any Unix-like OS I’ve ever used! from freebsd

Xfce on FuryBSD from xfce

[FreeBSD x bspwm x polybar] from unixporn

Current state of OpenZFS ports (Linux/FreeBSD)? from zfs

Does FreeBSD have any advantages over Linux for the desktop user? from freebsd

Networking on FreeBSD from freebsd