Stealthy 10.3-RELEASE-p14

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Wed Dec 14 18:01:38 UTC 2016

On 14/12/2016 17:31, Chris Stankevitz wrote:
> Hi,
> freebsd-update wants to upgrade me from 10.3-RELEASE-p13 to
> 10.3-RELEASE-p14.  There has been no mention on freebsd-announce or on
> errata.  Is this normal?  Usually I don't even bother running
> freebsd-update until I get an announcement but I "accidentally" did on
> one of my systems.  Looks like -p14 fixes an improper use of
> signed/unsigned with the new libc.
> My guess is that we are working on making the announcement but with
> limited resources etc, etc.  Perhaps I shouldn't even bother waiting for
> announcements in the future and just run freebsd-update periodically (?).

This security announcement references 10.3-p14

IIRC this was a second attempt at the bug fix.

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