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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82410


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


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).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82410

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-157.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bsdcpio, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bsdtar, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64archive-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64archive12, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64archive13, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2304

MDVSA: 2015:157