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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-2012

The systrace_exit function in the systrace utility for NetBSD-current and 2.0 before April 16, 2004, and certain FreeBSD ports, does not verify the owner of the /dec/systrace connection before setting euid to 0, which allows local users to gain root privileges.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2017-07-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-2012

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Niels Provos Systrace 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Niels Provos Systrace 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Niels Provos Systrace 1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Niels Provos Systrace 1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Niels Provos Systrace 1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vladimir Kotal Systrace Port For Freebsd 2004-03-09 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vladimir Kotal Systrace Port For Freebsd 2004-06-02 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netbsd Netbsd 1
Niels Provos Systrace 5
Vladimir Kotal Systrace Port For Freebsd 2

- References For CVE-2004-2012
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2004-007
BUGTRAQ 20040510 Advisory 04/2004: Net(Free)BSD Systrace local root vulnerabilitiy
BID 10320 NetBSD/FreeBSD Port Systrace Exit Routine Access Validation Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2004-05-11
XF systrace-gain-privileges(16110)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-2012

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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