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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2022-28391 Exec Code 2022-04-03 2022-04-12
7.5
None Remote Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
BusyBox through 1.35.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code if netstat is used to print a DNS PTR record's value to a VT compatible terminal. Alternatively, the attacker could choose to change the terminal's colors.
2 CVE-2021-42386 416 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-01-04
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
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 nvalloc function
3 CVE-2021-42385 416 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-01-04
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
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
4 CVE-2021-42384 416 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-01-04
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
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 handle_special function
5 CVE-2021-42383 416 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-01-04
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
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
6 CVE-2021-42382 416 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-01-04
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
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 getvar_s function
7 CVE-2021-42381 416 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-01-04
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
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 hash_init function
8 CVE-2021-42380 416 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-01-04
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
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 clrvar function
9 CVE-2021-42379 416 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-01-04
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
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 next_input_file function
10 CVE-2021-42378 416 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-01-04
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
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 getvar_i function
11 CVE-2021-42377 763 DoS Exec Code 2021-11-15 2022-03-31
6.8
None Remote Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
An attacker-controlled pointer free in Busybox's hush applet leads to denial of service and possible code execution when processing a crafted shell command, due to the shell mishandling the &&& string. This may be used for remote code execution under rare conditions of filtered command input.
12 CVE-2021-42376 476 DoS 2021-11-15 2022-03-31
1.9
None Local Medium Not required None None Partial
A NULL pointer dereference in Busybox's hush applet leads to denial of service when processing a crafted shell command, due to missing validation after a \x03 delimiter character. This may be used for DoS under very rare conditions of filtered command input.
13 CVE-2021-42375 DoS 2021-11-15 2022-03-31
1.9
None Local Medium Not required None None Partial
An incorrect handling of a special element in Busybox's ash applet leads to denial of service when processing a crafted shell command, due to the shell mistaking specific characters for reserved characters. This may be used for DoS under rare conditions of filtered command input.
14 CVE-2021-42374 125 DoS +Info 2021-11-15 2022-03-31
3.3
None Local Medium Not required Partial None Partial
An out-of-bounds heap read in Busybox's unlzma applet leads to information leak and denial of service when crafted LZMA-compressed input is decompressed. This can be triggered by any applet/format that
15 CVE-2021-42373 476 DoS 2021-11-15 2022-03-31
2.1
None Local Low Not required None None Partial
A NULL pointer dereference in Busybox's man applet leads to denial of service when a section name is supplied but no page argument is given
16 CVE-2021-28831 755 2021-03-19 2022-05-20
5.0
None Remote Low Not required None None Partial
decompress_gunzip.c in BusyBox through 1.32.1 mishandles the error bit on the huft_build result pointer, with a resultant invalid free or segmentation fault, via malformed gzip data.
17 CVE-2019-5747 125 +Info 2019-01-09 2019-09-04
5.0
None Remote Low Not required Partial None None
An issue was discovered in BusyBox through 1.30.0. An out of bounds read in udhcp components (consumed by the DHCP server, client, and/or relay) might allow a remote attacker to leak sensitive information from the stack by sending a crafted DHCP message. This is related to assurance of a 4-byte length when decoding DHCP_SUBNET. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2018-20679.
18 CVE-2018-1000517 120 Overflow 2018-06-26 2021-02-18
7.5
None Remote Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
BusyBox project BusyBox wget version prior to commit 8e2174e9bd836e53c8b9c6e00d1bc6e2a718686e contains a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Busybox wget that can result in heap buffer overflow. This attack appear to be exploitable via network connectivity. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in after commit 8e2174e9bd836e53c8b9c6e00d1bc6e2a718686e.
19 CVE-2018-1000500 295 Exec Code 2018-06-26 2020-09-24
6.8
None Remote Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
Busybox contains a Missing SSL certificate validation vulnerability in The "busybox wget" applet that can result in arbitrary code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via Simply download any file over HTTPS using "busybox wget https://compromised-domain.com/important-file".
20 CVE-2018-20679 125 +Info 2019-01-09 2019-09-04
5.0
None Remote Low Not required Partial None None
An issue was discovered in BusyBox before 1.30.0. An out of bounds read in udhcp components (consumed by the DHCP server, client, and relay) allows a remote attacker to leak sensitive information from the stack by sending a crafted DHCP message. This is related to verification in udhcp_get_option() in networking/udhcp/common.c that 4-byte options are indeed 4 bytes.
21 CVE-2017-16544 94 Exec Code 2017-11-20 2022-02-03
6.5
None Remote Low ??? Partial Partial Partial
In the add_match function in libbb/lineedit.c in BusyBox through 1.27.2, the tab autocomplete feature of the shell, used to get a list of filenames in a directory, does not sanitize filenames and results in executing any escape sequence in the terminal. This could potentially result in code execution, arbitrary file writes, or other attacks.
22 CVE-2017-15874 191 2017-10-24 2017-10-31
4.3
None Remote Medium Not required None None Partial
archival/libarchive/decompress_unlzma.c in BusyBox 1.27.2 has an Integer Underflow that leads to a read access violation.
23 CVE-2017-15873 190 Overflow 2017-10-24 2021-02-18
4.3
None Remote Medium Not required None None Partial
The get_next_block function in archival/libarchive/decompress_bunzip2.c in BusyBox 1.27.2 has an Integer Overflow that may lead to a write access violation.
24 CVE-2016-6301 399 DoS 2016-12-09 2020-08-27
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
The recv_and_process_client_pkt function in networking/ntpd.c in busybox allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and bandwidth consumption) via a forged NTP packet, which triggers a communication loop.
25 CVE-2016-2148 119 Overflow 2017-02-09 2021-02-22
7.5
None Remote Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
Heap-based buffer overflow in the DHCP client (udhcpc) in BusyBox before 1.25.0 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving OPTION_6RD parsing.
26 CVE-2016-2147 190 DoS Overflow 2017-02-09 2021-02-18
5.0
None Remote Low Not required None None Partial
Integer overflow in the DHCP client (udhcpc) in BusyBox before 1.25.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed RFC1035-encoded domain name, which triggers an out-of-bounds heap write.
27 CVE-2015-9261 476 2018-07-26 2021-02-19
4.3
None Remote Medium Not required None None Partial
huft_build in archival/libarchive/decompress_gunzip.c in BusyBox before 1.27.2 misuses a pointer, causing segfaults and an application crash during an unzip operation on a specially crafted ZIP file.
28 CVE-2014-9645 20 Bypass 2017-03-12 2019-04-03
2.1
None Local Low Not required None Partial None
The add_probe function in modutils/modprobe.c in BusyBox before 1.23.0 allows local users to bypass intended restrictions on loading kernel modules via a / (slash) character in a module name, as demonstrated by an "ifconfig /usbserial up" command or a "mount -t /snd_pcm none /" command.
29 CVE-2013-1813 264 2013-11-23 2020-08-27
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
util-linux/mdev.c in BusyBox before 1.21.0 uses 0777 permissions for parent directories when creating nested directories under /dev/, which allows local users to have unknown impact and attack vectors.
30 CVE-2011-5325 22 Dir. Trav. 2017-08-07 2021-02-19
5.0
None Remote Low Not required None Partial None
Directory traversal vulnerability in the BusyBox implementation of tar before 1.22.0 v5 allows remote attackers to point to files outside the current working directory via a symlink.
31 CVE-2011-2716 20 Exec Code 2012-07-03 2020-08-27
6.8
None Local Network High Not required Complete Complete Complete
The DHCP client (udhcpc) in BusyBox before 1.20.0 allows remote DHCP servers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the (1) HOST_NAME, (2) DOMAIN_NAME, (3) NIS_DOMAIN, and (4) TFTP_SERVER_NAME host name options.
32 CVE-2006-1058 2006-04-04 2017-10-11
2.1
None Local Low Not required Partial None None
BusyBox 1.1.1 does not use a salt when generating passwords, which makes it easier for local users to guess passwords from a stolen password file using techniques such as rainbow tables.
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