CVE-2008-5736 Detail

Current Description

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in FreeBSD 6 before 6.4-STABLE, 6.3 before 6.3-RELEASE-p7, 6.4 before 6.4-RELEASE-p1, 7.0 before 7.0-RELEASE-p7, 7.1 before 7.1-RC2, and 7 before 7.1-PRERELEASE allow local users to gain privileges via unknown attack vectors related to function pointers that are "not properly initialized" for (1) netgraph sockets and (2) bluetooth sockets.


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Evaluator Solution

Per http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:13.protosw.asc Solution Perform one of the following: 1) Upgrade your vulnerable system to 6-STABLE, or 7-STABLE, or to the RELENG_7_0, RELENG_6_4, or RELENG_6_3 security branch dated after the correction date. 2) To patch your present system: The following patches have been verified to apply to FreeBSD 6.3, 6.4, and 7.0 systems. a) Download the relevant patch from the location below, and verify the detached PGP signature using your PGP utility. [FreeBSD 6.x] # fetch http://security.FreeBSD.org/patches/SA-08:13/protosw6x.patch # fetch http://security.FreeBSD.org/patches/SA-08:13/protosw6x.patch.asc [FreeBSD 7.x] # fetch http://security.FreeBSD.org/patches/SA-08:13/protosw.patch # fetch http://security.FreeBSD.org/patches/SA-08:13/protosw.patch.asc b) Apply the patch. # cd /usr/src # patch < /path/to/patch c) Recompile your kernel as described in and reboot the system.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:13.protosw.asc Vendor Advisory 
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8124 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/16951 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32976 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021491 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47570 VDB Entry 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7581 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5736
NVD Published Date:
12/26/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/02/2019
Source:
MITRE