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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   OpenBSD Kernel Vendors:   OpenBSD
OpenBSD kevent Timer Bug Lets Local Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033831
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033831
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 16 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.6, 5.7, 5.8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenBSD. A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A local user can trigger a kevent timer flaw to cause the kernel to hang.

Impact:   A local user can cause the target system to hang.
Solution:   The vendor has issued patches, available at:

http://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/5.6/common/032_kevent.patch.sig
http://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/5.7/common/018_kevent.patch.sig
http://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/5.8/common/005_kevent.patch.sig

Vendor URL:  www.openbsd.org/errata58.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.


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