FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Linux compatibility layer issetugid(2) system call (7ac28df1-600a-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 Linux compatibility layer could cause the
issetugid(2) system call to return incorrect information. Impact : If
an application relies on output of the issetugid(2) system call and
that information is incorrect, this could lead to a privilege
escalation.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?53dbaaa6

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: 92920 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1883

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