|Category:||FreeBSD Local Security Checks|
|Title:||FreeBSD Security Advisory (FreeBSD-SA-09:06.ktimer.asc)|
|Summary:||FreeBSD Security Advisory (FreeBSD-SA-09:06.ktimer.asc)|
The remote host is missing an update to the system
as announced in the referenced advisory FreeBSD-SA-09:06.ktimer.asc
In FreeBSD 7.0, support was introduced for per-process timers as defined
in the POSIX realtime extensions. This allows a process to have a limited
number of timers running at once, with various actions taken when each
timer reaches zero.
An integer which specifies which timer a process wishes to operate upon is
not properly bounds-checked.
Upgrade your system to the appropriate stable release
or security branch dated after the correction date
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1041|
FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-09:06
BugTraq ID: 34196
XForce ISS Database: freebsd-ktimer-memory-overwrite(49362)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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