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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   OpenBSD Kernel Vendors:   OpenBSD
OpenBSD Validation Error in copy(9) Has Unspecified Impact
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013333
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1013333
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 17 2005
Original Entry Date:  Mar 1 2005
Impact:   Not specified
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.5, 3.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the OpenBSD kernel in the copy function. The impact was not specified.

The copy(9) function does not properly perform certain checking functions to prevent misuse.

The vulnerability resides in 'sys/arch/i386/i386/locore.s'.

Impact:   The impact was not specified.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following patches:

ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/3.5/i386/028_locore.patch
ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/3.6/i386/011_locore.patch

Vendor URL:  www.openbsd.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 17 2005 (Vendor Issues Fix for AMD64) OpenBSD Validation Error in copy(9) Has Unspecified Impact
A fix is also available for the AMD64 architecture.



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