Upgrade to FreeNAS-8.0.4-RELEASE-p2

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FreeNAS-8.0.4-RELEASE-p2 has been released and all users of the 8.0.x series are encouraged to upgrade to this patchset as it addresses 2 security vulnerabilities:

  • CVE-2012-2111: this Samba vulnerability affects FreeNAS systems when the CIFS service is enabled. This vulnerability could allow an authenticated user to grant themselves the “take ownership” privilege. This privilege is used by the smbd file server to grant the ability to change ownership of a file or directory which means users could take ownership of files or directories they do not own.
  • FreeBSD-SA-12:01.openssl: this OpenSSL vulnerability affects all FreeNAS systems as OpenSSL is built into the operating system. This vulnerability can result in a denial of service attack against the system.

Before upgrading, backup your configuration in System -> Settings -> General -> Save Config. If you are upgrading from a release earlier than 8.0.4, be sure to read the Release Notes first.

FreeNAS 8.2.0-BETA3 is Now Available for Testing

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FreeNAS 8.2.0-BETA3 is now available for download and testing. The plugin architecture has changed significantly since BETA2 and the wiki documentation will be updated over the next week or so as this beta’s plugin architecture is tested and documented. If you find outdated wiki documentation, either be patient or create a wiki account in order to assist with the documentation. If you find a bug in BETA3, please submit a ticket after reading the section on how to submit a bug report.

The other significant change in this beta is the patch to support istgt (iSCSI) reload. Note that  target reload is supported for adding and removing (but not changing) targets on the fly. Since the Logical Unit Controller (LUC) is used for this, reload will not function if the LUC is not enabled.

The forum announcement containing the release notes for BETA3 is here.