openSUSE 10 Security Update : cpio (cpio-4180)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27188


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a bug in function safer_name_suffix() of cpio which leads to a crashing stack. Exploitability is unknown. (CVE-2007-4476)


Update the affected cpio package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27188

File Name: suse_cpio-4180.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cpio, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2007/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4476

CWE: 119