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<glsa id="201503-13">
<title>BusyBox: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in BusyBox, allowing
context dependent attackers to load arbitrary kernel modules, execute
arbitrary files, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
<product type="ebuild">busybox</product>
<announced>March 29, 2015</announced>
<revised>March 29, 2015: 1</revised>
<access>local, remote</access>
<package name="sys-apps/busybox" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.23.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.23.1</vulnerable>
<p>BusyBox is set of tools for embedded systems and is a replacement for
GNU Coreutils.
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in BusyBox. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>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.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All BusyBox users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-apps/busybox-1.23.1"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-4607</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2014-9645</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:23:03 +0000">K_F</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:08:00 +0000">