Mageia 2019-0326: cpio security update

    Date 14 Nov 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    in cpio 2.11, when using the --no-absolute-filenames option, allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in an archive (CVE-2015-1197). Thomas Habets discovered that GNU cpio incorrectly handled certain
    MGASA-2019-0326 - Updated cpio packages fix security vulnerabilities
    
    Publication date: 14 Nov 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0326.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2015-1197,
         CVE-2019-14866
    
    in cpio 2.11, when using the --no-absolute-filenames option, allows local
    users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in an
    archive (CVE-2015-1197).
    
    Thomas Habets discovered that GNU cpio incorrectly handled certain
    inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to privilege escalation
    (CVE-2019-14866).
    
    cpio has been updated to 2.13 that fixes theese issues.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25680
    - https://usn.ubuntu.com/4176-1/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-1197
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-14866
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/cpio-2.13-1.mga7
    

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