CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0973

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Integer signedness error in several system calls for FreeBSD 4.6.1 RELEASE-p10 and earlier may allow attackers to access sensitive kernel memory via large negative values to the (1) accept, (2) getsockname, and (3) getpeername system calls, and the (4) vesa FBIO_GETPALETTE ioctl.
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Date Entry Created
20020821 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20050529)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Armstrong, Baker, Cole
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(4) Christey, Cox, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> BID:5493
   URL:http://online.securityfocus.com/bid/5493
 Frech> XF:freebsd-negative-system-call-bo(9903)

Proposed (Legacy)
20020830
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