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CVE-2005-4268 cpio large filesize buffer overflow
CVE-2007-4476 tar/cpio stack crashing in safer_name_suffix
CVE-2010-0624 tar, cpio: Heap-based buffer overflow by expanding a
specially crafted archive
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way cpio expanded
archive files. If a user were tricked into expanding a specially
crafted archive, it could cause the cpio executable to crash or
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running cpio.
A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way cpio expanded
large archive files. If a user expanded a specially crafted archive,
it could cause the cpio executable to crash. This issue only affected
64-bit platforms. (CVE-2005-4268) - SL3 Only
A denial of service flaw was found in the way cpio expanded archive
files. If a user expanded a specially crafted archive, it could cause
the cpio executable to crash. (CVE-2007-4476) - SL5 Only
See also :
Update the affected cpio package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60745 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-4268CVE-2007-4476CVE-2010-0624
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