RE: FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-04:15.syscons

From: Darren Pilgrim (
Date: 10/05/04

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    Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 16:15:07 -0700

    > FreeBSD-SA-04:15.syscons
    > IV. Workaround
    > There is no known workaround. However, this bug is only exploitable
    > by users who have access to the physical console or can otherwise open
    > a /dev/ttyv* device node.

    Is there anything in the base system that, by design or flaw, can be used by
    a non-root user to open a ttyv device?

    Is the tty snoop device vulnerable by proxy?

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