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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201503-13 ] BusyBox Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201503-13)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: March 29, 2015
Bug(s): #515254, #537978
ID: 201503-13

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in BusyBox, allowing
context dependent attackers to load arbitrary kernel modules, execute
arbitrary files, or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Background

BusyBox is set of tools for embedded systems and is a replacement for
GNU Coreutils.


Affected Packages

Package: sys-apps/busybox
Vulnerable: < 1.23.1
Unaffected: >= 1.23.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in BusyBox. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A context-dependent attacker can load kernel modules without privileges
by nullifying enforced module
prefixes. Execution of arbitrary files or a Denial of Service can be
caused through the included vulnerable LZO library.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All BusyBox users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/busybox-1.23.1"
   


References

CVE-2014-4607
CVE-2014-9645
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