USN-3294-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3294-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-3294-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-3294-1
Related
Published
2017-05-17T17:06:15.319787Z
Modified
2017-05-17T17:06:15.319787Z
Summary
bash vulnerabilities
Details

Bernd Dietzel discovered that Bash incorrectly expanded the hostname when displaying the prompt. If a remote attacker were able to modify a hostname, this flaw could be exploited to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-0634)

It was discovered that Bash incorrectly handled the SHELLOPTS and PS4 environment variables. A local attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary code with root privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-7543)

It was discovered that Bash incorrectly handled the popd command. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass restricted shells. (CVE-2016-9401)

It was discovered that Bash incorrectly handled path autocompletion. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.04. (CVE-2017-5932)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:14.04:LTS / bash

Package

Name
bash

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
4.3-7ubuntu1.7

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "bash-builtins": "4.3-7ubuntu1.7",
            "bash": "4.3-7ubuntu1.7",
            "bash-doc": "4.3-7ubuntu1.7",
            "bash-static": "4.3-7ubuntu1.7"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / bash

Package

Name
bash

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
4.3-14ubuntu1.2

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "bash-builtins": "4.3-14ubuntu1.2",
            "bash": "4.3-14ubuntu1.2",
            "bash-doc": "4.3-14ubuntu1.2",
            "bash-static": "4.3-14ubuntu1.2"
        }
    ]
}