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FreeBSD : SA-05:02.sendfile Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the FreeBSD
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is running a version of FreeBSD which contains a flaw in the
There is an error in the sendfile() API which may allow a local user to disclose
parts of the contents of the kernel memory.
Solution : http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/8356
Threat Level: High
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