[RHSA-2023:5178-01] Important: busybox security update
Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Important: busybox security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:5178-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:5178
Issue date: 2023-09-18
CVE Names: CVE-2022-48174
An update for busybox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Extended Lifecycle Support.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6 ELS) - i386, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6 ELS) - i386, s390x, x86_64
BusyBox is a binary file that combines a large number of common system
utilities into a single executable file. BusyBox provides replacements for
most GNU file utilities, shell utilities, and other command-line tools.
* busybox: stack overflow vulnerability in ash.c leads to arbitrary code
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:
5. Bugs fixed ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
2237153 - CVE-2022-48174 busybox: stack overflow vulnerability in ash.c leads to arbitrary code execution
6. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6 ELS):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6 ELS):
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A busybox security update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.