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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201312-02 ] BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201312-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: December 03, 2013
Bug(s): #379857, #426504, #461372
ID: 201312-02

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in BusyBox, allowing
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code 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: < 1.21.0
Unaffected: >= 1.21.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted DHCP request to
possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.


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-1.21.0"
   


References

CVE-2006-1168
CVE-2011-2716
CVE-2013-1813
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