Debian: DSA-2714-1: kfreebsd-9 security update

    Date25 Jun 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Konstantin Belousov and Alan Cox discovered that insufficient permission checks in the memory management of the FreeBSD kernel could lead to privilege escalation.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2714-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 25, 2013                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : kfreebsd-9
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-2171
    
    Konstantin Belousov and Alan Cox discovered that insufficient permission
    checks in the memory management of the FreeBSD kernel could lead to
    privilege escalation.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 9.0-10+deb70.2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 9.0-12.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your kfreebsd-9 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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