FreeBSD Security Advisory (FreeBSD-SA-05:07.ldt.asc)

Published: 2008-09-04 18:41:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Technical Details:
The i386_get_ldt(2) system call allows a process to request that a portion of its Local Descriptor Table be copied from the kernel into userland. The i386_get_ldt(2) syscall performs insufficient validation of its input arguments. In particular, negative or very large values may allow inappropriate data to be copied from the kernel.

Recommendations:
Upgrade your system to the appropriate stable release or security branch dated after the correction date https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=FreeBSD-SA-05:07.ldt.asc

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory FreeBSD-SA-05:07.ldt.asc

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-1400

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2005-1400

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13527

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.6
Published
2008-09-04
Modified
2017-12-07
Category
FreeBSD Local Security Checks

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