FreeBSD Security Advisory (pseudofs)

The FreeBSD Security Team has identified a little bug in FreeBSD with speudofs: I. Background pseudofs offers an abstract API for pseudo file systems which is utilized by procfs(5) and linprocfs(5). It provides generic file system services such as ACLs, extended...

FreeBSD Security Advisory (bzip2)

The FreeBSD Security Team have identified a little bug in FreeBSD with the integer overflow in bzip2 decompression: I. Background “The bzip2/bunzip2 utilities and the libbz2 library compress and decompress¬†files using an algorithm based on the Burrows-Wheeler...

FreeBSD Security Advisory (mbuf)

The FreeBSD Security Team have identified a little bug in FreeBSD where a lost mbuf flag can result in data loss. “I. Background An mbuf is a basic unit of memory management in the FreeBSD kernel inter-process communication and networking subsystem. Network...

FreeBSD 7.2 EoL coming soon

On June 30th, FreeBSD 7.2 will reach its End of Life and will no longer be supported by the FreeBSD Security Team. Users of this release are strongly encouraged to upgrade to FreeBSD 7.3 before that date; FreeBSD 7.3 will be supported until the end of March 2012....