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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2004-0099
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:37:31
Published 03 Mar 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



mksnap_ffs in FreeBSD 5.1 and 5.2 only sets the snapshot flag when creating a snapshot for a file system, which causes default values for other flags to be used, possibly disabling security-critical settings and allowing a local user to bypass intended access restrictions.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 5.1

  • Freebsd 5.2.1


BID - 9533

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-04:01

XF - freebsd-mksnapffs-bypass-security(15005)

OSVDB - 3790

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:28