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The BHyVe “BSD HyperVisor” developers Neel Natu and Peter Grehan have been hard at work preparing the project for merger into the main FreeBSD 10-CURRENT source tree and the result is a remarkably-usable system. These instructions will show you how to test a development snapshot based on FreeBSD 10.
The AWS Marketplace, which is mostly used by software companies to sell their commercial appliances and software for use in Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), is now also listing some free and open source operating systems.
BIND 9 is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. The named(8) daemon is an Internet Domain Name Server.
II. Problem Description
The BIND daemon would crash when a query is made on a resource record with RDATA that exceeds 65535 bytes. The BIND daemon would lock up when a query is made on specific combinations of RDATA.
A remote attacker can query a resolving name server to retrieve a record whose RDATA is known to be larger than 65535 bytes, thereby causing the resolving server to crash via an assertion failure in named.
Eric Turgeon has announced the availability of the third release candidate for GhostBSD 3.0. GhostBSD is a FreeBSD derivative that aims to make FreeBSD easier and bring GNOME to BSD users, although LXDE and OpenBox are also available. The third and last release candidate for upcoming 3.0 was recently released for final testing.
The third release candidate of GhostBSD 3.0 is now supporting Gnome 2, LXDE and Openbox Desktop and it is now available for testing. This is the last development release. While this is a release candidate, it might contain some bugs and other problems, which have not been discovered during beta tests so we still only encourage you to run it only on non-critical systems. Openbox is now part of GhostBSD development.
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