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CVE-2017-16544

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.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 8.8
Publish Date: Nov 20, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Nov 20, 2017

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