DescriptionA 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.
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)
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs999567

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
bookworm, sid1:1.30.1-7vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
busyboxsourcestretch(not affected)


[stretch] - busybox <not-affected> (CONFIG_HUSH is not set)
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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