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releng/13.0 Ends in 1 month and 2 weeks
(16 Aug 2022)
stable/13 Ends in 3 years and 7 months
(31 Jan 2026)
releng/12.3 Yes
releng/12.2 Ended 3 months ago
(31 Mar 2022)
releng/12.1 Ended 1 year and 5 months ago
(31 Jan 2021)
stable/12 Ends in 1 year and 12 months
(30 Jun 2024)
releng/11.4 Ended 9 months ago
(30 Sep 2021)
stable/11 Ended 9 months ago
(30 Sep 2021)
releng/10.4 Ended 3 years and 8 months ago
(31 Oct 2018)
releng/10.3 Ended 4 years ago
(30 Apr 2018)
releng/10.2 Ended 5 years ago
(31 Dec 2016)
releng/10.1 Ended 5 years ago
(31 Dec 2016)
releng/10.0 Ended 7 years ago
(28 Feb 2015)
releng/9.3 Ended 5 years ago
(31 Dec 2016)
releng/9.2 Ended 7 years ago
(31 Dec 2014)
releng/9.1 Ended 7 years ago
(31 Dec 2014)
stable/9 Ended 5 years ago
(31 Dec 2016)
releng/9.0 Ended 9 years ago
(31 Mar 2013)
releng/8.4 Ended 6 years and 11 months ago
(01 Aug 2015)
releng/8.3 Ended 8 years ago
(30 Apr 2014)
releng/8.2 Ended 9 years ago
(31 Jul 2012)
releng/8.1 Ended 9 years ago
(31 Jul 2012)
stable/8 Ended 6 years and 11 months ago
(01 Aug 2015)
releng/8.0 Ended 11 years ago
(30 Nov 2010)
releng/7.4 Ended 9 years ago
(28 Feb 2013)
releng/7.3 Ended 10 years ago
(31 Mar 2012)
releng/7.2 Ended 12 years ago
(30 Jun 2010)
releng/7.1 Ended 11 years ago
(28 Feb 2011)
stable/7 Ended 9 years ago
(28 Feb 2013)
releng/7.0 Ended 13 years ago
(30 Apr 2009)
releng/6.4 Ended 11 years ago
(30 Nov 2010)
releng/6.3 Ended 12 years ago
(31 Jan 2010)
releng/6.2 Ended 14 years ago
(31 May 2008)
releng/6.1 Ended 14 years ago
(31 May 2008)
stable/6 Ended 11 years ago
(30 Nov 2010)
releng/6.0 Ended 15 years ago
(31 Jan 2007)
releng/5.5 Ended 14 years ago
(31 May 2008)
releng/5.4 Ended 15 years ago
(31 Oct 2006)
releng/5.3 Ended 15 years ago
(31 Oct 2006)
stable/5 Ended 14 years ago
(31 May 2008)
stable/4 Ended 15 years ago
(31 Jan 2007)
releng/4.11 Ended 15 years ago
(31 Jan 2007)

FreeBSD is an operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms.

Each release is supported by the Security Officer for a limited time only. Under the current support model, each major version’s stable branch is explicitly supported for 5 years, while each individual point release is only supported for three months after the next point release.

The Expected EoL (end-of-life) column indicates the earliest date on which support for that branch or release will end. Please note that these dates may be pushed back if circumstances warrant it.

The FreeBSD Security Officer provides security advisories for -STABLE Branches and the Security Branches. Advisories are not issued for the -CURRENT Branch, which is primarily oriented towards FreeBSD developers.

The -STABLE branch tags have names like stable/10. The corresponding builds have names like FreeBSD 10.1-STABLE.

Each FreeBSD Release has an associated Security Branch. The Security Branch tags have names like releng/10.1. The corresponding builds have names like FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p4.

More information is available on the FreeBSD website.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
freebsd-version

You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub. This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/freebsd.json. See the API Documentation for more.