FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Linux compatibility layer incorrect futex handling (793fb19c-600a-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A programming error in the handling of Linux futex robust lists may
result in incorrect memory locations being accessed. Impact : It is
possible for a local attacker to read portions of kernel memory, which
may result in a privilege escalation.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?20915a38

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92916 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1880

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