[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201503-13 ] BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Fabricante: Gentoo
Fecha: 29/03/2015
Identificador: GLSA 201503-13
[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201503-13 ] BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201503-13 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - https://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: March 29, 2015 Bugs: #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 / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 sys-apps/busybox < 1.23.1 >= 1.23.1 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: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/busybox-1.23.1" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2014-4607 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-4607 [ 2 ] CVE-2014-9645 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9645 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-13 Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5