DNS server startup script security issue

We’ve identified security issue in bind DNS server startup scripts. Users who use the BIND DNS server should upgrade to the very latest version, service/network/dns/bind@9.14.3-2018.0.0.0 9.14.3, not only to obtain the latest version of BIND, but to also include an additional OpenIndiana-specific privilege reduction for BIND processes.  Before this version Read More …

Issues with loader leading to unbootable systems

A bug was found in the illumos bootloader that resulted in the inability to boot after updating Openindiana Hipster on MBR disk installs. The problem with booting is solved by updating to OI Hipster osnet-incorporation 0.5.11-2017.0.0.16205 (2017-02-25_1202) with system/boot/loader 1.1-2017.0.0.16205 (2017-02-25_1228) and upwards and reinstalling boot blocks. Here are some Read More …