Kernel Memory Disclosure In procfs and linprocfs

FreeBSD Security says, the implementation of the /proc/curproc/cmdline pseudofile in the procfs(5)
file system on FreeBSD 4.x and 5.x, and of the /proc/self/cmdline
pseudofile in the linprocfs(5) file system on FreeBSD 5.x reads a process’
argument vector from the process address space. During this operation,
a pointer was dereferenced directly without the necessary validation
steps being performed. Read more.

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