Upstream information

CVE-2017-16544 at MITRE

Description

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 6.9
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication Single None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Complete
Integrity Impact Partial Complete
Availability Impact Partial Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1069412 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 busybox Affected