FreeBSD : SA-05:02.sendfile

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is running a version of FreeBSD which contains a flaw in the
sendfile() API.

There is an error in the sendfile() API which may allow a local user to disclose
parts of the contents of the kernel memory.

Solution :

http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/8356

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17984 (freebsd_sendfile_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12993

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0708

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