Hewlett-Packard Company Information for VU#943633
FreeBSD can be compromised locally via signal handlers
- Vendor Information Help Date Notified: 14 Sep 2001
- Statement Date:
- Date Updated: 21 Sep 2001
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.
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