This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in ELF header parser. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted binary, trick the use into executing it and disclose kernel memory or crash the kernel.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
FreeBSD: 10.4, 11.0, 11.0, 11.1, 11.2CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.