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Linux binary compatibility mode input validation error

Affected systems
4.9 <= FreeBSD < 4.9_10
4.8 <= FreeBSD < 4.8_23

Details

VuXML ID 8ecaaca2-cc07-11d8-858d-000d610a3b12
Discovery 2004-06-18
Entry 2004-06-30

A programming error in the handling of some Linux system calls may result in memory locations being accessed without proper validation.

It may be possible for a local attacker to read and/or overwrite portions of kernel memory, resulting in disclosure of sensitive information or potential privilege escalation. A local attacker can cause a system panic.

References

CVE Name CVE-2004-0602
FreeBSD Advisory SA-04:13.linux