Bill Moran wrote: > This report seems pretty vague. I'm unsure as to whether the alleged > "bug" gives the user any more permissions than he'd already have? Anyone > know any details?
This is a local denial of service bug, which was fixed 6 weeks ago in HEAD and RELENG_6. There is no opportunity for either remote denial of service or any privilege escalation. > VI. VENDOR RESPONSE > > "The policy of the FreeBSD Security Team is that local denial of service > bugs not be treated as security issues; it is possible that this problem > will be corrected in a future Erratum." If there was any potential for (a) privilege escalation, (b) disclosure of potentially sensitive information, or (c) denial of service by a non-authenticated attacker, we would have issued a security advisory. Colin Percival _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"