CVE-2014-0998CVE-2014-0998

Affected configuration(s):

cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:10.1

Date published: 2015-02-02T11:59:00.053-05:00

Date last modified: 2015-04-13T21:59:18.207-04:00

CVSS Score: 7.2

Principal attack vector: LOCAL

Complexity:  LOW

Reference URL: http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Jan/107

Summary: Integer signedness error in the vt console driver (formerly Newcons) in FreeBSD 9.3 before p10 and 10.1 before p6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly gain privileges via a negative value in a VT_WAITACTIVE ioctl call, which triggers an array index error and out-of-bounds kernel memory access.

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