FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Buffer overflow in keyboard driver (7bbc0e8c-600a-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Incorrect signedness comparison in the ioctl(2) handler allows a
malicious local user to overwrite a portion of the kernel memory.
Impact : A local user may crash the kernel, read a portion of kernel
memory and execute arbitrary code in kernel context. The result of
executing an arbitrary kernel code is privilege escalation.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?25dfbb41

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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92923 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1886

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