Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cpio (MDVSA-2014:250)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated cpio package fixes security vulnerability :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the process_copy_in function in GNU Cpio
2.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a large
block value in a cpio archive (CVE-2014-9112).

Additionally, a NULL pointer dereference in the copyin_link function
which could cause a denial of service has also been fixed.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0528.html

Solution :

Update the affected cpio package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79995 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71248

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9112

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