GLSA-201312-02 : BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 71168


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


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.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71168

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201312-02.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 12/3/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:busybox, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/3/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2006

Reference Information

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

BID: 19455, 48879, 58249

GLSA: 201312-02