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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-8476

The setlogin function in FreeBSD 8.4 through 10.1-RC4 does not initialize the buffer used to store the login name, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a call to getlogin, which returns the entire buffer.
Publish Date : 2014-11-13 Last Update Date : 2014-11-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3070-1 -- kfreebsd-9 security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28037 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-8476

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 9.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 9.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Freebsd Freebsd 9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Freebsd Freebsd 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Freebsd Freebsd 10.1 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Freebsd Freebsd 10.1 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Freebsd Freebsd 10.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Freebsd Freebsd 10.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Freebsd Freebsd 10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 13

- References For CVE-2014-8476

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-8476

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