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FreeBSD : SA-05:02.sendfile

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the FreeBSD

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of FreeBSD which contains a flaw in the
sendfile() API.

There is an error in the sendfile() API which may permit a local user to disclose
parts of the contents of the kernel memory.

Solution : http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/8356
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 12993

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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