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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.


September 2017

August 2017

June 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017


September 2017

09 Sep 2017 - Three New Security Advisories: NetBSD-SA2017-00[456] (top)

Three new security advisory were published:

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

01 Sep 2017 - New Developers (top)

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

  • Jason Bacon (login: bacon), who will be working on tools and the NetBSD Packages Collection.
  • Santhosh Raju (login: fox), who will be working on kernel and the NetBSD Packages Collection.


August 2017

01 Aug 2017 - New Developer in July 2017 (top)

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

  • Frederic Fauberteau (login: triaxx), who will be working on debugging and the NetBSD Packages Collection.


June 2017

06 Jun 2017 - NetBSD 8.0 release process started (top)

The NetBSD 8.0 release process was started, and the netbsd-8 branch was created. Please see the NetBSD blog for more information.

01 Jun 2017 - New Developer in May 2017 (top)

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

  • Hrishikesh Goyal (login: hrishikesh), who will be working on file systems.


March 2017

24 Mar 2017 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2017-003 (Weak privilege separation in XEN) (top)

A new security advisory was published:

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

11 Mar 2017 - NetBSD 7.1 released (top)

NetBSD 7.1 is now available! Please see the release notes for details.


February 2017

17 Feb 2017 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2017-002 (Several vulnerabilities in ARP) (top)

A new security advisory was published:

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


January 2017

21 Jan 2017 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2017-001 (Memory leak in connect(2)) (top)

A new security advisory was published:

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

09 Jan 2017 - NetBSD 7.1_RC1 binaries available (top)

The first release candidate for the upcoming 7.1 release has been announced. The binaries and installation images are available at http://cdn.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-7.1_RC1/.

Also see the blog article at http://blog.NetBSD.org/tnf/entry/netbsd_7_1_rc1_available.