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CVE-2001-1166 Detail

Current Description

linprocfs on FreeBSD 4.3 and earlier does not properly restrict access to kernel memory, which allows one process with debugging rights on a privileged process to read restricted memory from that process.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-01:55.procfs.asc
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7017.php Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3217 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-1166
NVD Published Date:
08/21/2001
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008