Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : busybox (MDVSA-2015:031)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated busybox packages fix security vulnerability :

The modprobe command in busybox before 1.23.0 uses the basename of the
module argument as the module to load, allowing arbitrary modules,
even when some kernel subsystems try to prevent this (CVE-2014-9645).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0041.html

Solution :

Update the affected busybox and / or busybox-static packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81197 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72324

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9645

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