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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-1125

Original release date: 09/24/2002
Last revised: 09/10/2008


FreeBSD port programs that use libkvm for FreeBSD 4.6.2-RELEASE and earlier, including (1) asmon, (2) ascpu, (3) bubblemon, (4) wmmon, and (5) wmnet2, leave open file descriptors for /dev/mem and /dev/kmem, which allows local users to read kernel memory.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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

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External Source: XF
Name: bsd-libkvm-descriptor-leak(10109)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020916 iDEFENSE Security Advisory 09.16.2002: FreeBSD Ports libkvm Security Vulnerabilities
External Source: BID
Name: 5720
External Source: BID
Name: 5718
External Source: BID
Name: 5719
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-02:39
External Source: BID
Name: 5716
External Source: BID
Name: 5714
External Source: VULNWATCH
Name: 20020916 iDEFENSE Security Advisory 09.16.2002: FreeBSD Ports libkvm Security Vulnerabilities

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