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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0435

Certain "programming errors" in the msync system call for FreeBSD 5.2.1 and earlier, and 4.10 and earlier, do not properly handle the MS_INVALIDATE operation, which leads to cache consistency problems that allow a local user to prevent certain changes to files from being committed to disk.
Publish Date : 2004-08-18 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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-2004-0435

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.0 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.8 Release P6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.8 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.8 Pre-release Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.9 Pre-release Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.9 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.10 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.10 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2.1 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2.1 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 14

- References For CVE-2004-0435
XF freebsd-msync-gain-privileges(16254)
BID 10416 FreeBSD Msync(2) System Call Buffer Cache Implementation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0435

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