GLSA-201312-02 : BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201312-02
(BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.

See also :

Solution :

All BusyBox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/busybox-1.21.0'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71168 ()

Bugtraq ID: 19455

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1168