Welcome to MidnightBSD

MidnightBSD is a new BSD-derived operating system developed with desktop users in mind. It includes all the software you'd expect for your daily tasks — email, web browsing, word processing, gaming, and much more.

With a small community of dedicated developers, MidnightBSD strives to create an easy-to-use operating system everyone can use, freely. Available for x86, AMD64 and as Virtual Machines.

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Latest Release - 0.8.5

Release Notes

News »

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:46

I'm happy to announce the availability of #MidnightBSD 0.8 release! It is now available on our prima


Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:45

MidnightBSD 0.8 amd64 packages have been updated. Note that xorg is included! There are 2,884 packag


Security »

May 31, 2016


Fix four security issues with MidnightBSD.

The implementation of TIOCGSERIAL ioctl(2) does not clear the output struct before sending to userland in the linux emulation layer.

The compat 43 stat(2) system call exposes kernel stack to userland.

libarchive - CVE-2015-2304 and CVE-2013-0211 fix issues with cpio directory traversal and an integer signedness error in the archive write zip data routine.

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May 19, 2016

atkbd(4) - Incorrect signedness comparison in the ioctl(2) handler allows a malicious local user to overwrite a portion of the kernel memory.

Incorrect argument handling in sendmsg(2)

Incorrect argument handling in the socket code allows malicious local user to overwrite large portion of the kernel memory.

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