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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.


October 2015

September 2015

August 2015

July 2015

June 2015

March 2015

January 2015


October 2015

22 Oct 2015 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2015-009 TCP LAST_ACK state memory exhaustion (top)

One new security advisory was published:

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

14 Oct 2015 - New NetBSD Board of Directors (top)

The NetBSD developers recently elected new board members. The current directors on The NetBSD Foundation Board are: Erik Berls, William J. Coldwell. Jeremy C. Reed, SAITOH Masanobu, Matthew Sporleder, S.P.Zeidler, and Christos Zoulas. The new president is William J. Coldwell. (The other officers continue in their existing positions.)

Thank you to the outgoing board members and former presidents: Amitai Schlair and Matthias Scheler.

See The NetBSD Foundation, Inc. webpage for more information about the Foundation and the board members.


September 2015

25 Sep 2015 - NetBSD 7.0 (top)

The final release of NetBSD 7.0 has been announced. Binaries and installation images are available at http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-7.0/.

See http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-7/NetBSD-7.0.html for more information.


August 2015

19 Aug 2015 - New Security Advisories: NetBSD-SA2015-007 and NetBSD-SA2015-008 OpenSSL, SSLv3 and TLS (top)

Two new security advisories were published:

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

18 Aug 2015 - NetBSD 7.0_RC3 binaries available (top)

The third release candidate for the upcoming 7.0 release has been announced. The binaries and installation images are available at http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-7.0_RC3/.

Also see the blog article at http://blog.NetBSD.org/tnf/entry/netbsd_7_0_rc3.


July 2015

28 July 2015 - NetBSD 7.0_RC2 binaries available (top)

The second release candidate for the upcoming 7.0 release has been announced. The binaries and installation images are available at http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-7.0_RC2/.

Also see the blog article at http://blog.NetBSD.org/tnf/entry/netbsd_7_0_rc2.


June 2015

21 June 2015 - NetBSD 7.0_RC1 binaries available (top)

The first release candidate for the upcoming 7.0 release has been announced. The binaries and installation images are available at http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-7.0_RC1/.

Also see the blog article at http://blog.NetBSD.org/tnf/entry/netbsd_7_0_rc1_binaries.


March 2015

19 Mar 2015 - New Security Advisories: NetBSD-SA2015-003 through 006 affecting NTPd, compatibility layers, libevent and OpenSSL (top)

Four new security advisories were published:

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


January 2015

08 Jan 2015 - New Security Advisories: NetBSD-SA2015-001 Xorg server arbitrary code execution and -002 bind Denial of Service (top)

Two new security advisories were published:

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