An attacker-controlled pointer free in Busybox hush leads to remote code execution when processing malformed command line arguments
BusyBox [1.33.0, 1.33.1], fixed in 1.34.0
The BusyBox toolkit implements a large number of Linux tools in a single executable and can even replace the Linux init system. Its small size and flexibility make it popular in embedded devices.
An attacker-controlled pointer free in
hush leads to denial of service and possible code execution when processing a crafted shell command, due to the shell mishandling the &&& string. This may be used for remote code execution under rare conditions of filtered command input.
An attacker that controls
hush command line arguments can trigger this issue.
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