December 11, 2019
OpenBSD is prone to a local privilege escalation vulnerability. A local attacker can exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges. OpenBSD versions 6.1, 6.2, 6.5 and 6.6 are vulnerable. Other versions may also be affected.
- OpenBSD Openbsd 6.1
- OpenBSD Openbsd 6.2
- OpenBSD Openbsd 6.5
- OpenBSD Openbsd 6.6
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Ensure that only trusted users have local, interactive access to affected computers.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
Qualys Research Labs
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