FreeBSD sysarch system-crashing bug

For those who have not seen it, this a recent security advisory letting users know to update to the latest stable FreeBSD. A programming blunder involving integer signedness can be exploited by a logged-in user to crash a system. With the right parameters, you can...
FreeBSD, Variants Not Affected by Recent GNU Bug by Larry

FreeBSD, Variants Not Affected by Recent GNU Bug by Larry

Larry the BSD Guy reports that the recent vulnerability in UNIX systems does not affect the FreeBSD operating system or any of its variants. Follow the link below for the full blog. The glibc security vulnerability that Linux developers have been scrambling to patch...
How-To: LetsEncrypt on FreeBSD

How-To: LetsEncrypt on FreeBSD

Thanks to this tutorial by user BernardSpil, we can get LetsEncrypt running on FreeBSD. Follow the link below for the full instructions. Started this as I felt that the standard LetsEncrypt client was way too fat and had too many dependencies to be allowed to run as...
How-To: Let’s Encrypt with Nginx on FreeBSD

How-To: Let’s Encrypt with Nginx on FreeBSD

This short tutorial by user Nicolas Vion, shows us how to get Let’s Encrypt on FreeBSD along with Nginx. Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority developed by the Internet Research Security Group. Follow the link below to see the...