FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- SCTP SCTP_SS_VALUE kernel memory corruption and disclosure (0a5cf6d8-600a-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Due to insufficient validation of the SCTP stream ID, which serves as
an array index, a local unprivileged attacker can read or write
16-bits of kernel memory. Impact : An unprivileged process can read or
modify 16-bits of memory which belongs to the kernel. This may lead to
exposure of sensitive information or allow privilege escalation.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c1b80a42

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92884 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72342

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8612

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