On the subject of the various Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities discovered in 2017-2018,
I tried to find information if FreeBSD is currently fully patched to mitigate them, but I couldn't find any answer.
(For comparison, Windows 10 and Ubuntu currently implement mitigations...
I switched only recently to FreeBSD from Debian GNU/Linux.
Is there an equivalent of debsecan for FreeBSD?
debsecan scans all installed packages and looks for vulnerabilities in the
CVE database: http://www.cvedetails.com
I think the community has been undesirably quiet and secretive about the recent known vulnerabilities, such as these:
Are there still other known vulnerabilities currently?
I'm considering installing FreeBSD...
I kind of have an idea for how to make a popup for when a vulnerability is presented. For the root crontab I have
@reboot pkg audit -F
@hourly pkg audit -F
I can use pkg audit as a non-root user to find the alert, but this doesn't alert me automatically when it becomes present. Next, I found...
First of all I'm sorry that this thread will appear to be off topic but I searched SECURITY category and is not present, so I wrote this here, in this category where, I think, are more services affected on a server.
Well, in this morning I read the internal mail and found out that my server has...