CVE-2002-1667 - Unspecified vulnerability in Freebsd


The virtual memory management system in FreeBSD 4.5-RELEASE and earlier does not properly check the existence of a VM object during page invalidation, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by calling msync on an unaccessed memory map created with MAP_ANON and MAP_NOSYNC flags.

Risk level (CVSS 2.1)



Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High


  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products