FreeBSD : cpio -- multiple vulnerabilities (72ee9707-d7b2-11e4-8d8e-f8b156b6dcc8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

From the Debian Security Team :

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.

cpio 2.11, when using the --no-absolute-filenames option, allows local
users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in an

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82480 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9112

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