FreeBSD : SA-04:15.syscons

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 15419


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is running a version of FreeBSD which contains a flaw in the syscons console driver.

There are boundary errors in the CONS_SCRSHOT ioctls that may allow a local attacker to read portions of the kernel memory, which may contain sensitive information.


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 15419

File Name: freebsd_syscons_bounds.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Published: 2004/10/04

Modified: 2010/10/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0919

BID: 11321