In FreeBSD 12.0-STABLE before r350222, 12.0-RELEASE before 12.0-RELEASE-p8, 11.3-STABLE before r350223, 11.3-RELEASE before 11.3-RELEASE-p1, and 11.2-RELEASE before 11.2-RELEASE-p12, rights transmitted over a domain socket did not properly release a reference on transmission error allowing a malicious user to cause the reference counter to wrap, forcing a free event. This could allow a malicious local user to gain root privileges or escape from a jail.
Published 2019-07-26 01:15:11
Updated 2023-02-01 02:12:22
Source FreeBSD
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-5607

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-5607

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-5607

  • The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product performs a calculation that generates incorrect or unintended results that are later used in security-critical decisions or resource management.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-5607

Products affected by CVE-2019-5607

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