Issue 140
Published February 15, 2023

Hey, another round of BSDSec messages and BSD-related news is here.


No releases.


FreeBSD errata notices and security advisory: FreeBSD errata from last week:

OpenBSD Errata: February 7, 2023 (x509 xserver smtpd): Errata patches for LibreSSL libcrypto, X11 server, and smtpd have been released for OpenBSD 7.1 and 7.2. Binary updates for the amd64, i386 and arm64 platform are available via the syspatch utility.

As always, it’s worth following BSDSec. RSS feed and Twitter account available.


BSD Now 493: Write Admin tools from Day One, Differentiating between Data Security and Data Integrity, 45 year-old Unix tool is finally getting an upgrade, OpenBSD 7.2 on an ODROID-HC4, Dotfiles Management, and more.

Fosdem 2023 report: FOSDEM took place last week-end, as an offline-first event again for the first time since 2020. It was located as usual at the university campus of the ULB in Brussels. It was packed with developers, users, passionate and professionals of Open Source software.

5 Key Reasons Why You Need an OpenZFS Performance Audit: To expand your OpenZFS storage infrastructure to meet constantly evolving infrastructure demands, you must understand where the limits of your current system lie. Only then can you plan to expand to provide the capacity, durability, and performance that modern applications demand.


VXLAN over WireGuard: Tunnelling VXLAN over WireGuard (on OpenBSD)

Using /bin/eject with USB flash drives: Implementing the MTRETEN ioctl on sd devices.

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