A vulnerability has been reported in BusyBox, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to certain shell meta-characters not being stripped or escaped when processing responses from a DHCP server and can be exploited via e.g. a specially crafted "hostname" response.
The vulnerability is reported in version 1.18.5. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Use in trusted network environments only.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: https://bugs.busybox.net/show_bug.cgi?id=3979
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