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Ubuntu: USN-5179-1 (CVE-2021-42385): BusyBox vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-5179-1 (CVE-2021-42385): BusyBox vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/15/2021
Created
05/14/2022
Added
12/08/2021
Modified
05/11/2022

Description

A use-after-free in Busybox's awk applet leads to denial of service and possibly code execution when processing a crafted awk pattern in the evaluate function

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-busybox
  • ubuntu-upgrade-busybox-initramfs
  • ubuntu-upgrade-busybox-static

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