The cmdline pseudofiles in (1) procfs on FreeBSD 4.8 through 5.3, and (2) linprocfs on FreeBSD 5.x through 5.3, do not properly validate a process argument vector, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) or read portions of kernel memory. NOTE: this candidate might be SPLIT into 2 separate items in the future.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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