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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0114

The shmat system call in the System V Shared Memory interface for FreeBSD 5.2 and earlier, NetBSD 1.3 and earlier, and OpenBSD 2.6 and earlier, does not properly decrement a shared memory segment's reference count when the vm_map_find function fails, which could allow local users to gain read or write access to a portion of kernel memory and gain privileges.
Publish Date : 2004-03-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0114

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 1
Netbsd Netbsd 1
Openbsd Openbsd 1

- References For CVE-2004-0114

http://www.openbsd.org/errata33.html#sysvshm CONFIRM
http://www.osvdb.org/3836
OSVDB 3836
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=107608375207601&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040205 [PINE-CERT-20040201] reference count overflow in shmat()
http://www.pine.nl/press/pine-cert-20040201.txt
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-04:02.shmat.asc
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-04:02
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15061
XF bsd-shmat-gain-privileges(15061)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9586
BID 9586 BSD Kernel SHMAT System Call Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-10-05
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2004-004.txt.asc
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2004-004

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0114

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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