Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
A buffer overflow was discovered in cpio. If a user were tricked into
opening a crafted cpio archive, an attacker could cause a denial of
service via application crash, or possibly execute code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2007-4476).
Update the affected cpio package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36256 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4476