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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58237
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0244
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0244.

Busybox is a single binary which includes versions of a large number of
system commands, including a shell. This package can be useful for
recovering from certain types of system failures.

BusyBox did not use a salt when generating passwords. This made it
easier for local users to guess passwords from a stolen password file.
(CVE-2006-1058)

All users of busybox are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a patch to resolve this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0244.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
2.1

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-1058
BugTraq ID: 17330
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17330
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9483
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0244.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/19477
http://secunia.com/advisories/25098
http://secunia.com/advisories/25848
XForce ISS Database: busybox-passwd-weak-security(25569)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25569
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