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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   FreeBSD Kernel Vendors:   FreeBSD
FreeBSD IATA Driver IOCTL Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022538
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022538
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-2649   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 3 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jul 14 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0, 8.0; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the FreeBSD Kernel. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can with read access to an IATA driver can invoke a specially crafted IOCTL to trigger a kernel panic.

The original advisory is available at:

http://milw0rm.com/exploits/9134

Shaun Colley reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause a kernel panic.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.freebsd.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.


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