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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-16544: BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-16544: BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/27/2018
Modified
03/27/2018

Description

In the add_match function in libbb/lineedit.c in BusyBox through 1.27.2, the tab autocomplete feature of the shell, used to get a list of filenames in a directory, does not sanitize filenames and results in executing any escape sequence in the terminal. This could potentially result in code execution, arbitrary file writes, or other attacks.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-busybox

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