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CVE-2019-5596 Detail

Description

In FreeBSD 11.2-STABLE after r338618 and before r343786, 12.0-STABLE before r343781, and 12.0-RELEASE before 12.0-RELEASE-p3, a bug in the reference count implementation for UNIX domain sockets can cause a file structure to be incorrectly released potentially allowing a malicious local user to gain root privileges or escape from a jail.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/12/2019

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https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-19:02.fd.asc

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5596
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2019
NVD Last Modified:
02/12/2019