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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1445-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs776186

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
busybox (PTS)stretch1:1.22.0-19fixed
stretch (security)1:1.22.0-19+deb9u2fixed
buster1:1.30.1-4fixed
bullseye1:1.30.1-6fixed
bookworm, sid1:1.30.1-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
busyboxsourcejessie1:1.22.0-9+deb8u2DLA-1445-1
busyboxsource(unstable)1:1.22.0-15low776186

Notes

[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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