Welcome to MidnightBSD

MidnightBSD is a BSD-derived operating system developed with desktop users in mind. It includes all the software you'd expect for your daily tasks — email, web browsing, word processing, gaming, and much more.

With a small community of dedicated developers, MidnightBSD strives to create an easy-to-use operating system everyone can use, freely. Available for x86, AMD64 and as Virtual Machines.

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Latest Release - 3.1.3

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Sun, 04 Feb 2024 21:42

We're in the process of migrating to perl in mports from base.  Perl went into midnightbsd many y

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Fri, 12 Jan 2024 18:47

It seems that mport install doesn't work sometimes and gives no output. Workaround: mport download p

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Tue, 09 Jan 2024 18:51

Here are our plans for 2024: * 3.2 release - bug fix release with some base system third-party libra

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Security »

August 2, 2023

MidnightBSD 3.0.2
pam_krb5 authenticates the user by essentially running kinit(1) with the password, getting a `ticket-granting ticket' (tgt) from the Kerberos KDC (Key Distribution Center) over the network, as a way to verify the password.

Normally, the system running the pam_krb5 module will also have a keytab, a key provisioned by the KDC. The pam_krb5 module will use the tgt to get a service ticket and validate it against the keytab, ensuring the tgt is valid and therefore, the password is valid.

However, if a keytab is not provisioned on the system, pam_krb5 has no way to validate the response from the KDC, and essentially trusts the tgt provided over the network as being valid.

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April 9, 2023

MidnightBSD 2.2.8
Fix a CVE in the APR used by svnlite CVE-2022-25147

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