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 …

Call For Testing: KPTI images and repository available

In a joint announcement with SmartOS and OmniOSce, we are pleased to call for testing the illumos KPTI implementation by Alex Wilson, John Levon, and Robert Mustacchi at Joyent; read the full story at https://blog.cooperi.net/a-long-two-months. Our contribution to this testing phase consists of Live Install images (GUI and Minimal Text) Read More …

Call for testing: gcc 6.4.0-built repository available

Hi everyone, we are happy to announce that a repository containing all the oi-userland packages built with gcc 6.4.0 is now available for testing. The repository is located at: http://pkg.openindiana.org/gcc-6/ It is synchronized with the latest oi-userland bits and contains some minor updates. While these packages have been tested for Read More …