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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2218

The device file system (devfs) in FreeBSD 5.x does not properly check parameters of the node type when creating a device node, which makes hidden devices available to attackers, who can then bypass restrictions on a jailed process.
Publish Date : 2005-07-26 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2218

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.0 Release P14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.0 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Release P5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2.1 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2.1 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Pre-release Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 21

- References For CVE-2005-2218
BID 14334 FreeBSD Jail() Devfs Ruleset Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
XF freebsd-devfs-gain-privileges(21451)
SECTRACK 1014536

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2218

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