CVE-2008-3890

2008-09-05T16:08:00
ID CVE-2008-3890
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-08-08T01:32:00

Description

The kernel in FreeBSD 6.3 through 7.0 on amd64 platforms can make an extra swapgs call after a General Protection Fault (GPF), which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering a GPF during the kernel's return from (1) an interrupt, (2) a trap, or (3) a system call.