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CVE-2019-5596

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

In FreeBSD 11.2-STABLE after r338618 and before r343786, 12.0-STABLE before r343781, and 12.0-RELEASE before 12.0-RELEASE-p3, a bug in the reference count implementation for UNIX domain sockets can cause a file structure to be incorrectly released potentially allowing a malicious local user to gain root privileges or escape from a jail.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • CHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published