Hewlett-Packard Company Information for VU#943633

FreeBSD can be compromised locally via signal handlers

Status

Not Affected

Vendor Statement

HP is not vulnerable. Our source code shows that we reset registers, any caught signals, etc., to the default (sig_dfl) on exec. Only pending signals and siginfos, but not the disposition to receive queued signals, are preserved across an exec.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

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