Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Errata: 005_pcb for 4.3

PuffyThe OpenBSD team has released a new errata for 4.2 (014_pcb) and 4.3 (005_pcb) to fix a reliability issue with ipv6.

From the 4.3 errata page:
Some kinds of IPv6 usage would leak kernel memory (in particular, this path was exercised by the named(8) patch for port randomization). Since INET6 is enabled by default, this condition affects all systems.

I have made binpatches for 4.2 and 4.3 for i386, amd64 and sparc64.