FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Privilege escalation via mmap (abef280d-d829-11e2-b71c-8c705af55518)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Due to insufficient permission checks in the virtual memory system, a
tracing process (such as a debugger) may be able to modify portions of
the traced process's address space to which the traced process itself
does not have write access.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?747ed630

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66919 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60615

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2171

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