healthd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

The vulnerability has been patched in the latest version of healthd, available at

From the FreeBSD Ports advisory:
1) Upgrade your entire ports collection and rebuild the healthd port.

2) Reinstall a new package dated after the correction date, obtained from:

3) download a new port skeleton for the healthd port from:

and use it to rebuild the port.

4) Use the portcheckout utility to automate option (3) above. The
portcheckout port is available in /usr/ports/devel/portcheckout or the
package can be obtained from:


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