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A busybox security update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



[RHSA-2023:5178-01] Important: busybox security update


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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
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1. Summary:

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

3. Description:

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.

Security Fix(es):

* busybox: stack overflow vulnerability in ash.c leads to arbitrary code
execution (CVE-2022-48174)

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.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

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):

Source:
busybox-1.15.1-21.el6_10.1.src.rpm

i386:
busybox-1.15.1-21.el6_10.1.i686.rpm

s390x:
busybox-1.15.1-21.el6_10.1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
busybox-1.15.1-21.el6_10.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6 ELS):

i386:
busybox-petitboot-1.15.1-21.el6_10.1.i686.rpm

s390x:
busybox-petitboot-1.15.1-21.el6_10.1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
busybox-petitboot-1.15.1-21.el6_10.1.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-48174
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is [secalert@redhat.com]. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2023 Red Hat, Inc.

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