Package "busybox"

Name: busybox


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • Standalone shell setup for initramfs
  • Standalone rescue shell with tons of builtin utilities
  • Provides syslogd and klogd using busybox

Latest version: 1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6.2
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: security
Repository: main


Other versions of "busybox" in Focal

Repository Area Version
base main 1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6
base universe 1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6
security universe 1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6.2
updates universe 1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6.3
updates main 1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6.3

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Version: 1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6.2 2020-09-22 15:06:17 UTC

  busybox (1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6.2) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: missing ssl cert validation in wget applet
    - debian/patches/CVE-2018-1000500-2.patch: fix openssl options for cert
      verification in networking/wget.c.
    - CVE-2018-1000500

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:47:43 -0400

CVE-2018-1000500 Busybox contains a Missing SSL certificate validation vulnerability in The "busybox wget" applet that can result in arbitrary code execution. This at

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