CVE-2018-1000517

NameCVE-2018-1000517
DescriptionBusyBox 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.
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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs902724

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
busybox (PTS)jessie1:1.22.0-9+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)1:1.22.0-9+deb8u4fixed
stretch1:1.22.0-19vulnerable
buster, sid1:1.27.2-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
busyboxsource(unstable)1:1.27.2-3low902724
busyboxsourcejessie1:1.22.0-9+deb8u2highDLA-1445-1

Notes

[stretch] - busybox <no-dsa> (Minor issue; can be fixed via point release)
https://git.busybox.net/busybox/commit/?id=8e2174e9bd836e53c8b9c6e00d1bc6e2a718686e

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