FreeBSD Port: compat3x-i386-5.0.20020925

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Jan 16 09:17:42 PST 2005

On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 02:33:38PM +0100, Daniel S. Haischt wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to install /usr/ports/java/jdk12
> on my FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE System.
> jdk1.2 depends on jdk11 which depends on
> compat3x-i386-5.0.20020925. The latter port
> is marked as FORBIDDEN because of ...
>  * FreeBSD-SA-03:05.xdr
>  * FreeBSD-SA-03:08.realpath
> Are those vulnerabilities fixed in 5.3-STABLE,
> or do I still have to patch the system's source
> tree to be able to install the just mentioned ports?

The vulnerabilities in the compat3x distribution are not fixed.
FreeBSD 3.x is essentially a dead branch, and no-one is likely to fix
these problems.

The real question is perhaps "Why do you want to install an obsolete
version of java on your system?"

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