security/age - The NetBSD Packages Collection

Simple, modern and secure encryption tool

age is a simple, modern and secure file encryption tool, format,
and Go library.

It features small explicit keys, no config options, and UNIX-style

The format specification is at age was
designed by @Benjojo12 and @FiloSottile.

An alternative interoperable Rust implementation is available at

Build dependencies

lang/go122 pkgtools/mktools pkgtools/cwrappers

Runtime dependencies


Binary packages

NetBSD 10.0aarch64age-1.1.1nb13.tgz
NetBSD 10.0aarch64age-1.1.1nb11.tgz
NetBSD 10.0earmv7hfage-1.1.1nb13.tgz
NetBSD 10.0earmv7hfage-1.1.1nb11.tgz
NetBSD 10.0i386age-1.1.1nb13.tgz
NetBSD 10.0i386age-1.1.1nb11.tgz
NetBSD 10.0x86_64age-1.1.1nb13.tgz
NetBSD 10.0x86_64age-1.1.1nb11.tgz
NetBSD 9.0aarch64age-1.1.1nb13.tgz
NetBSD 9.0aarch64age-1.1.1nb11.tgz
NetBSD 9.0earmv7hfage-1.1.1nb13.tgz
NetBSD 9.0earmv7hfage-1.1.1nb11.tgz
NetBSD 9.0i386age-1.1.1nb13.tgz
NetBSD 9.0i386age-1.1.1nb11.tgz
NetBSD 9.0x86_64age-1.1.1nb13.tgz
NetBSD 9.0x86_64age-1.1.1nb11.tgz
NetBSD 9.3x86_64age-1.1.1nb15.tgz
NetBSD 9.3x86_64age-1.1.1nb15.tgz

Binary packages can be installed with the high-level tool pkgin (which can be installed with pkg_add) or pkg_add(1) (installed by default). The NetBSD packages collection is also designed to permit easy installation from source.

Available build options


Known vulnerabilities

The pkg_admin audit command locates any installed package which has been mentioned in security advisories as having vulnerabilities.

Please note the vulnerabilities database might not be fully accurate, and not every bug is exploitable with every configuration.

Problem reports, updates or suggestions for this package should be reported with send-pr.