openSUSE Security Update: Security update for cpio
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2021:2689-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1189206 
Cross-References:   CVE-2021-38185
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2021-38185 (SUSE): 9.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:
                    openSUSE Leap 15.3
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for cpio fixes the following issues:

   It was possible to trigger Remote code execution due to a integer overflow
   (CVE-2021-38185, bsc#1189206)

   UPDATE: This update was buggy and could lead to hangs, so it has been
   retracted. There will be a follow up update.


Patch Instructions:

   To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - openSUSE Leap 15.3:

      zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.3-2021-2689=1



Package List:

   - openSUSE Leap 15.3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      cpio-2.12-3.6.1
      cpio-debuginfo-2.12-3.6.1
      cpio-debugsource-2.12-3.6.1
      cpio-mt-2.12-3.6.1
      cpio-mt-debuginfo-2.12-3.6.1

   - openSUSE Leap 15.3 (noarch):

      cpio-lang-2.12-3.6.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-38185.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1189206