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CVE-2023-42366

Published: 27 November 2023

A heap-buffer-overflow was discovered in BusyBox v.1.36.1 in the next_token function at awk.c:1159.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
as of 2024-04-15, there is no fix from upstream for this issue

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
busybox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Deferred
(2024-04-15)
focal Deferred
(2024-04-15)
jammy Deferred
(2024-04-15)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was deferred [2024-04-15])
mantic Deferred
(2024-04-15)
trusty Deferred
(2024-04-15)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Deferred
(2024-04-15)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H