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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1406

The kernel in FreeBSD 4.x to 4.11 and 5.x to 5.4 does not properly clear certain fixed-length buffers when copying variable-length data for use by applications, which could allow those applications to read previously used sensitive memory.
Publish Date : 2005-05-06 Last Update Date : 2011-03-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1406

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 15

- References For CVE-2005-1406
BID 13526 FreeBSD Multiple Local Kernel Memory Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-12
BID 15252 Apple Mac OS X Security Update 2005-10-31 Multiple Local Vulnerabilities Release Date:2005-10-31
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-10-31
VUPEN ADV-2005-2256

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1406

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