Freefall – FreeBSD exploit uncovered

FreeBSD, the code upon which the Darwin core of OSX (Mac and iDevice) is based has suffered an exploit which allows users with limited permissions to gain full root access. Of course, to trigger the exploit, you will have to be good with black and white, a keyboard, software hacking, and have some sort of limited privileges already. Przemyslaw Frasunek, an independent security consultant from Poland, said that versions from 6.0 to the popular 6.4 are vulnerable while 7.1 and beyond are not.
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