reporter on deadline seeks comment about reported security bug in FreeBSD

Przemyslaw Frasunek przemyslaw at
Fri Sep 18 19:26:50 UTC 2009

Reko Turja pisze:
> As someone who has manipulated moving picture for fun and profit, having
> a video of something is a proof of nothing. For all what it's worth the
> OS in video might be FreeBSD - or even loonix made to look like FreeBSD,
> made vulnerable on purpose of tarring the project.
> Until the security team gives their official response and patches, I
> read the entire story with a grain of salt, especially as the originator
> was so keen on getting his discovery into news websites...

Actually, the 6.4 vulnerability was confirmed by Xin Li on freebsd-security at .
The patch along with advisory will be out very soon.

You might be also interested in reading statement on my webpage, regarding both
6.4 and 7.2 vulnerabilities.

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