CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2004-0114

Published: Mar 03, 2004 | Modified: Oct 10, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
4.6 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The shmat system call in the System V Shared Memory interface for FreeBSD 5.2 and earlier, NetBSD 1.3 and earlier, and OpenBSD 2.6 and earlier, does not properly decrement a shared memory segments reference count when the vm_map_find function fails, which could allow local users to gain read or write access to a portion of kernel memory and gain privileges.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Freebsd Freebsd * 5.2
Netbsd Netbsd * 1.3
Openbsd Openbsd * 2.6

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