SuSE 10 Security Update : cpio (ZYPP Patch Number 6948)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes a heap-based buffer overflow flaw that can happen
while expanding specially crafted archive files. (CVE-2010-0624)

It also contains changes for :

fixed Dat160 Tape Drive density information (bnc#415166) fixed cpio
issues with file sizes >= 2^32 fixed handling eof and eod marks.
(bnc#371077)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0624.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6948.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49840 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0624

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