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TIL: continue in sed(1) is really not n; but rather { p; d; } (at least in simple enough cases). (more…) (0)
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I added patches to textproc/libxml2 from an upstream commit and an upstream pull request to address CVE-2020-7595 and CVE-2019-20388 respectively. Version 2.9.10nb1 includes the patches.
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I added a patch to www/nginx from an upstream commit to address CVE-2019-20372. Version 1.16.1nb2 includes the patch.
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In order to reduce the number of vulnerabilities on my systems, I added some patches to devel/ncurses (and devel/ncursesw) to address CVE-2018-19211, CVE-2019-17594, and CVE-2019-17595. Version 6.1nb7 includes the patches.
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I have restored fetching of correct upstream files for print/psify. Looks like we pointed to the wrong files for 13 years.
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I updated sysutils/rsnapshot to 1.4.3 in another long-overdue commit (notable changes).
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I updated net/tcptraceroute6 to 1.0.4 to incorporate portability fixes from upstream.
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New releases of Remind have been coming out again, so I’ve updated time/remind to version 3.2.0. (more…)
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I committed a long overdue update for net/cisco-mibs to version 20170101, which appears to be the latest currently available. A good number of additional MIB files are now included.

Addressing failed setrlimit calls in sudo

Written in the mid-afternoon in English • Tags: ,

After installing sudo 1.8.29 from pkgsrc (security/sudo) I started frequently seeing this warning message:

sudo: setrlimit(3): Invalid argument

It took a few rounds, but eventually I applied an acceptable patch for the pkgsrc-2019Q4 release. Later an upstream workaround was committed and included in the sudo 1.8.30 release. (more…)