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CVE-2014-8476 Detail

Current Description

The setlogin function in FreeBSD 8.4 through 10.1-RC4 does not initialize the buffer used to store the login name, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a call to getlogin, which returns the entire buffer.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
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
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3070 Vendor Advisory
https://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-14%3A25.setlogin.asc

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:9.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:9.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:10.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:10.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:10.1:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:10.1:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8476
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2014
NVD Last Modified:
11/14/2014