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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   OpenBSD Kernel Vendors:   OpenBSD
OpenBSD Insufficient Security Checks in fktrace(2) Process Tracing Function Has Unspecified Impact
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040029
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040029
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 20 2017
Impact:   Not specified
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenBSD. The impact was not specified.

A local user can exploit insufficient security checks in the fktrace(2) processing tracing system call with unspecified impact.

Impact:   The impact was not specified.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/6.2/common/002_fktrace.patch.sig

[Editor's note: The vendor's source code patch disables the vulnerable function.]

Vendor URL:  www.openbsd.org/errata62.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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