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Mandriva: Updated cpio packages fix buffer overflow on x86_64 Print E-mail
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Mandrake A buffer overflow in cpio 2.6 on 64-bit platforms could allow a local user to create a DoS (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code when creating a cpio archive with a file whose size is represented by more than 8 digits.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2005:237
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : cpio
 Date    : December 23, 2005
 Affected: 10.2, 2006.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 A buffer overflow in cpio 2.6 on 64-bit platforms could allow a local
 user to create a DoS (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code when
 creating a cpio archive with a file whose size is represented by more
 than 8 digits.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct these problems.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-4268
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 10.2:
 b0400cb8878a93cc4e4d4326a0a46641  10.2/RPMS/cpio-2.6-3.3.102mdk.i586.rpm
 ad70b46181e5a9ae2ca7ed97bb2c3853  10.2/SRPMS/cpio-2.6-3.3.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.2/X86_64:
 0a7ca9d0d1de932219a76dcee4195ff8  x86_64/10.2/RPMS/cpio-2.6-3.3.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
 ad70b46181e5a9ae2ca7ed97bb2c3853  x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/cpio-2.6-3.3.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 571d79d56efac2687713e63180f10049  2006.0/RPMS/cpio-2.6-5.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 998e92b468e495d779efd10daacae3ad  2006.0/SRPMS/cpio-2.6-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 0bd4e5c9d85826c706232e21d3393317  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/cpio-2.6-5.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 998e92b468e495d779efd10daacae3ad  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/cpio-2.6-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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