SuSE 10 Security Update : cpio (ZYPP Patch Number 4184)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29406


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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


Apply ZYPP patch number 4184.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29406

File Name: suse_cpio-4184.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4476

CWE: 119