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RHSA-2007:0244: busybox security update

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RHSA-2007:0244: busybox security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/04/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/10/2007
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated busybox packages that fix a security issue are now available. This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Busybox is a single binary which includes versions of a large number of system commands, including a shell. This package can be useful for recovering from certain types of system failures. BusyBox did not use a salt when generating passwords. This made it easier for local users to guess passwords from a stolen password file. (CVE-2006-1058) All users of busybox are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a patch to resolve this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-busybox
  • redhat-upgrade-busybox-anaconda

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