Current Description

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.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 02, 2015
Last ModifiedOctober 09, 2018
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-189
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


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Vulnerable Software List

Freebsd Freebsd 10.1


20150127 [CORE-2015-0003] - FreeBSD Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
20150127 [CORE-2015-0003] - FreeBSD Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities