Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2793

The kernel in NetBSD, probably 5.0.1 and earlier, on x86 platforms does not properly handle a pre-commit failure of the iret instruction, which might allow local users to gain privileges via vectors related to a tempEIP pseudocode variable that is outside of the code-segment limits.
Published 2009-09-18 22:30:01
Updated 2018-10-10 19:42:12
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-2793

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

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