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Vulnerability Assessment Details

FreeBSD : SA-04:02.shmat

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the FreeBSD kernel

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of the FreeBSD kernel which may be
contains a programming error in the shmat(2) system call which can
let a local attacker to gain read or write access to a portion of the
kernel memory which in turn might be used to elevate his rights
or gain access to sensitive information.

Solution : http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/f95a9005-88ae-11d8-90d1-0020ed76ef5a.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9586, 9792

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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