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NetBSD 7.1 Operating System Receives First Security Update, Here’s What’s New

Coming nine and a half months after the launch of the NetBSD 7.1 series, NetBSD 7.1.1 is mainly a security and bugfix release that addresses important issues like a buffer overflow via cmap for four graphics drivers, x86 vulnerabilities, and a Vnode reference leak in the openat system call. Included in NetBSD 7.1.1, we can find Heimdal 7.1, BIND 9.10.5-P2, tzdata 2017c, root.cache 2017102400, ntp 4.2.8p10, expat 2.2.1, and wpa_supplicant 2.6. Components like dhcrelay, mtree, ping, resize_ffs, rtadvd, vi, and virecover received fixes as well in this release.