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Vulnerability Assessment Details

FreeBSD : SA-04:06.ipv6 : setsockopt()

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 FreeBSD 5.2 older than FreeBSD 5.2.1-p4

There is a programming error in the version of this kernel which may permit
a local attacker to read portions of the kernel memory or to cause a system
panic by misusing the setsockopt() system call on IPv6 sockets.

Solution : http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/2c6acefd-8194-11d8-9645-0020ed76ef5a.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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