This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to gain access to sensitive information.
The ql_eioctl function in sys/dev/qlxgbe/ql_ioctl.c in the kernel in FreeBSD 10 and earlier does not validate a certain size parameter, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted ioctl call.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
FreeBSD: 0.4_1 - 9.2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?