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NetBSD: Recent Changes and News

On this page you will find a summary of significant changes to NetBSD. For those interested in every change to the source tree, there is no substitute for subscribing to the source-changes mailing list. Significant news related to the NetBSD Project is also included here. Changes to pkgsrc are also listed here. All of this information is also available in rss/xml format.


December 2013

November 2013

September 2013

August 2013

July 2013

May 2013

March 2013

February 2013

January 2013


December 2013

19 Dec 2013 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-012 Router Advertisement and 013 ELF interpreter local Denial of Service (top)

Two new security advisories were published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.


November 2013

27 Nov 2013 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-011 embryonic TCP sockets local DoS (top)

One new security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.

13 Nov 2013 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-010 Use after free in Xserver handling of ImageText requests (top)

One new security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.


September 2013

30 Sep 2013 - NetBSD 6.1.2 and 6.0.3 released (top)

NetBSD 6.1.2 (and 6.0.3) are now available! Please see the release notes, or just dive in and grab the binaries from your closest NetBSD mirror.

11 Sep 2013 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-009 user settable small BPF buffer can cause a panic (top)

One new security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.


August 2013

22 Aug 2013 - NetBSD 6.1.1 released (top)

NetBSD 6.1.1 is now available! Please see the release notes, or just dive in and grab the binaries from your closest NetBSD mirror.

02 Aug 2013 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-008 Error in authorization check re tcpdrop sysctl (top)

One new security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.


July 2013

31 Jul 2013 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-007 Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries (top)

One new security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.

31 Jul 2013 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-006 Arbitrary Kernel Read with netstat -P (top)

One new security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.

31 Jul 2013 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-005 bind Denial of Service (CVE-2013-4854) (top)

One new security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.


May 2013

01 Jun 2013 - New Developer in May 2013 (top)

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • Sergio Lopez (login: slp), who will be working on the evbarm port.

18 May 2013 - NetBSD 6.1 Released (top)

NetBSD 6.1 is now available! Please see the release notes, or just dive in and grab the binaries from your closest NetBSD mirror.

18 May 2013 - NetBSD 6.0.2 Released (top)

NetBSD 6.0.2 is now available! Please see the release notes, or just dive in and grab the binaries from your closest NetBSD mirror.


March 2013

29 Mar 2013 - Updated Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-003 RNG Bug May Result in Weak Cryptographic Keys (REVISED) (top)

One updated security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.

21 Mar 2013 - NetBSD is 20 years old today! (top)

NetBSD has 20th birthday

cvs commit from 20 years ago

07 Mar 2013 - Updated Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-003 RNG Bug May Result in Weak Cryptographic Keys (top)

One updated security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.


February 2013

26 Feb 2013 - New Security Advisories: NetBSD-SA2013-002 through NetBSD-SA2013-004 affecting kqueue, randomness and grep (top)

Three new security advisories were published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.

01 Feb 2013 - New Developer in January 2013 (top)

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • Hisashi Todd Fujinaka (login: htodd), who will be working on bugs.


January 2013

28 Jan 2013 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2013-001 kernel panic triggered from userland (top)

One new security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.