GLSA-201503-13 : BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201503-13
(BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-13

Solution :

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

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: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82314 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68213
72324

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4607
CVE-2014-9645

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