|Description||The (1) IPv6 and (2) ATM ioctl request handlers in the kernel in FreeBSD 8.3 through 9.2-STABLE do not validate SIOCSIFADDR, SIOCSIFBRDADDR, SIOCSIFDSTADDR, and SIOCSIFNETMASK requests, which allows local users to perform link-layer actions, cause a denial of service (panic), or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: local)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[squeeze] - kfreebsd-8 <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)