Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2714-1 kfreebsd-9 -- programming error
- Date Reported:
- 25 Jun 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-2171.
- More information:
Konstantin Belousov and Alan Cox discovered that insufficient permission checks in the memory management of the FreeBSD kernel could lead to privilege escalation.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 9.0-10+deb70.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 9.0-12.
We recommend that you upgrade your kfreebsd-9 packages.