openSUSE Security Update : cpio (openSUSE-2017-209)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for cpio fixes two issues.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2016-2037: The cpio_safer_name_suffix function in
util.c in cpio allowed remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted
cpio file (bsc#963448).

This non-security issue was fixed :

- bsc#1020108: Always use 32 bit CRC to prevent checksum
errors for files greater than 32MB

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1020108
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963448

Solution :

Update the affected cpio packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97006 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2037

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now