BSD News 20/11/2017

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News: BSDSec, FreeBSD, OpenZFS, BSDnow, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, C5, p2k17
Releases: HardenedBSD


Stable release: HardenedBSD-stable 11-STABLE v1100054

Tthis is a security update and reinstallation of pkgs/ports are required due LibreSSL upgrade!
- Changed AT_PAXFLAG auxvector position (4c04e4a613679510cd16bb13d7974c18e3f54460)
- Properly bzero kldstat structure to prevent kernel information leak. (3ff3ec467d4eb11cdbf706cf386935d5e58c2e91) [FreeBSD-SA-17:10.kldstat, CVE-2017-1088]
- CloudABI 0.17 (cf6ac9b4efa43a9c64c5ab311666080a0e8632b1)
- MFH (r325010): don't bother verifying a password that we know is too long. (b242fe393914310e50673eb62d480ce03706d745) [CVE-2016-6210]


FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-17:10.kldstat
FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-17:09.shm
FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-17:08.ptrace


Opening ZFS in 2017 | BSD Now 220

We have a first PS4 kernel exploit, the long awaited OpenZFS devsummit report by Allan, DragonflyBSD 5.0 is out, we show you vmadm to manage jails, parallel processing with Unix tools & more!

Official OpenBSD 6.2 CD set - the only one to be made!

Our dear friend Bob Beck ([email protected]) writes:
So, again this release the tradition of making Theo do art has continued!
Up for sale by auction to the highest bidder on Ebay is the only OpenBSD 6.2 CD set to be produced.
The case and CD's feature the 6.2 artwork, custom drawn ans signed by Theo.
All proceeds to support OpenBSD
Go have a look at the auction
As with previous OpenBSD auctions, if you are not the successful bidder, we would like to encourage you to donate the equivalent of you highest bid to the project.

Code stuff

rdist out of DragonFly
DragonFly, IPv6, and direct routes
In Other BSDs for 2017/11/18

Interesting Articles

FreeBSD/EC2 on C5 instances
Never too much RAM for DragonFly

p2k17 Hackathon

OpenBSD is holding hackathons as an attempt to get new changes into the source tree quickly. Here are some reports from the latest: 
Florian Obser on network stack progress, kernel relinking and more
Landry Breuil on Mozilla things and much more

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