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CVE-2019-5596 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/155790/FreeBSD-fd-Privilege-Escalation.html
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-19:02.fd.asc Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freebsd:freebsd:11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freebsd:freebsd:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5596
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2019
NVD Last Modified:
12/30/2019