FreeBSD : SA-04:02.shmat

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is running a version of the FreeBSD kernel which may be
contains a programming error in the shmat(2) system call which can
let a local attacker to gain read or write access to a portion of the
kernel memory which in turn might be used to elevate his privileges
or gain access to sensitive information.

Solution :

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 12614 (freebsd_shmat.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9586

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0114

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