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Advisories

MGASA-2021-0423 - Updated cpio packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 23 Sep 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0423.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-38185

GNU cpio through 2.13 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a
crafted pattern file, because of a dstring.c ds_fgetstr integer overflow
that triggers an out-of-bounds heap write. (CVE-2021-38185).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29366
- https://lists.suse.com/pipermail/sle-security-updates/2021-August/009282.html
- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/XORUFH2I27QQWZXGSRUKWLXW5NX5KLXA/
- https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5064-1
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-38185

SRPMS:
- 8/core/cpio-2.13-5.1.mga8

Mageia 2021-0423: cpio security update

GNU cpio through 2.13 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted pattern file, because of a dstring.c ds_fgetstr integer overflow that triggers an out-of-bounds heap ...

Summary

GNU cpio through 2.13 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted pattern file, because of a dstring.c ds_fgetstr integer overflow that triggers an out-of-bounds heap write. (CVE-2021-38185).

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29366

- https://lists.suse.com/pipermail/sle-security-updates/2021-August/009282.html

- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/XORUFH2I27QQWZXGSRUKWLXW5NX5KLXA/

- https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5064-1

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-38185

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0423 - Updated cpio packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 8/core/cpio-2.13-5.1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 23 Sep 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0423.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2021-38185

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