Welcome to MidnightBSD

MidnightBSD is a 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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Sun, 20 Jan 2019 05:20

A lot of people have been curious what our plans are for this year.  I've also had a lot of bug rep


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 05:10

MidnightBSD 1.1-CURRENT now has OpenSSL 1.0.2p rather than the 1.0.1 verisons.  Ideally, we will ne


Security »

May 14, 2020

MidnightBSD 1.2.2 (in git) Fixed a security issue in libalias.
The FTP packet handler in libalias incorrectly calculates some packet lengths. This may result in disclosing small amounts of memory from the kernel (for the in-kernel NAT implementation) or from the process space for natd (for the userspace implementation).
Updated tzdata to 2020a.

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August 22, 2019

MidnightBSD 1.1.3 (in SVN)
The kernel driver for /dev/midistat implements a handler for read(2). This handler is not thread-safe, and a multi-threaded program can exploit races in the handler to cause it to copy out kernel memory outside the boundaries of midistat's data buffer.
System calls operating on file descriptors obtain a reference to relevant struct file which due to a programming error was not always put back, which in turn could be used to overflow the counter of affected struct file.

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