CVE-2014-9645

NameCVE-2014-9645
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs776186

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
busybox (PTS)wheezy1:1.20.0-7vulnerable
jessie1:1.22.0-9+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch1:1.22.0-19fixed
buster, sid1:1.27.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
busyboxsource(unstable)1:1.22.0-15low776186

Notes

[jessie] - busybox <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - busybox <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - busybox <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugs.busybox.net/show_bug.cgi?id=7652
http://git.busybox.net/busybox/commit/?id=4e314faa0aecb66717418e9a47a4451aec59262b

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