Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libarchive (MDVSA-2015:157)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated libarchive packages fix security vulnerability :

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that bsdcpio, an implementation of the
cpio program part of the libarchive project, is susceptible to a
directory traversal vulnerability via absolute paths (CVE-2015-2304).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0106.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82410 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2304

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