The long awaited FreeBSD 11.0 series has been released. This is the first release to see a different and easier to understand support structure and predictable support time line. The 11.x series will be supported until October 2021.
The FreeBSD Foundation have announced on their G+ page that they have just received their largest, single donation in the 14 year history of the FreeBSD foundation. Jan Koum, CEO and Co-Founder of WhatsApp has just made a donation of $1,000,000 to the foundation. This donation has exceeded the funding goal for 2014, almost doubling… Read More »
Videos for EuroBSDCon 2014 have just been published.
FreeBSD developer, Glen Barber has just announced on the FreeBSD mailing list that FreeBSD 10.1-RC1 has just been released for your testing consumption. Don’t forget to use your closest mirror to get your copy.
Although not in -base of the BSDs, BASH is usually the first thing that is installed by people migrating to BSD from various Linux distributions, to provide them with an environment that they are familiar with. A high rated, remote exploitable issue (CVE-2014-6271) has been found with the Borne Again SHell (BASH) that can leave… Read More »
FreeBSD developer, Glen Barber has just announced on the FreeBSD mailing list that FreeBSD 10.1-BETA2 has just been released for your testing consumption. Don’t forget to use your closest mirror to get your copy.
Just announced via the the FreeBSD mail list is that FreeBSD 10.1-BETA1 is now available for download. Further information on how to upgrade can be found on the announcement page and as per usual, if you notice problems during your testing, please report them through the Bugzilla PR tool or via the -stable mailing list.
The FreeBSD Security Team have just released an advisory and patches for multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL. This covers the following CVEs: CVE-2014-3506 CVE-2014-3507 CVE-2014-3508 CVE-2014-3510 CVE-2014-3509 CVE-2014-3511 CVE-2014-3512 CVE-2014-5139 As always, please refer to the official post, patch accordingly and as soon as possible.
Yes, a lame intro with a throw back to the very very early nineties, but that is what I think Allan and Kris had in store for Episode 53 of BSDNow.TV. In this weeks episode, the guys went over what the NetBSD folks did at the recent Open Source Conference of 2014, introduced the new version and features… Read More »
Episode 52 of BSDNow.TV is now out. This weeks episode, Allan and Kris run through the FreeBSD Foundation August update, run through the removal of BIND from base of FreeBSD and replaced it with NSD as an authoritative nameserver. Along with that news, they continued with OpenBSD’s recent move in the removal of BIND as well from their base and… Read More »