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 - 3.1.1

Release Notes

News »

Thu, 26 Oct 2023 19:56

Packages for i386 and amd64 MidnightBSD 3.1 have been released this month.  We're currently tryin


Wed, 06 Sep 2023 00:36

We updated xfce desktop to 4.18 in mports....


Tue, 29 Aug 2023 15:39

MidnightBSD 3.1.0 now includes the keys and the install will bootstrap Ravenports.  This will cre


Tue, 29 Aug 2023 15:36

MidnightBSD 3.1 includes mport 2.4.3 mport clean now removes temporary files that might get left beh


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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