SciLinux: Low: cpio security and bug fix update

    Date09 May 2007
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A buffer overflow was found in cpio on 64-bit platforms. By tricking a user into adding a specially crafted large file to a cpio archive, a local attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code with [More...]
    Date:         Wed, 9 May 2007 15:10:27 -0500
    Reply-To:     Connie Sieh 
    Sender:       Security Errata for Scientific Linux
                  
    From:         Connie Sieh 
    Subject:      Security ERRATA for SL4 cpio on i386/x86_64
    Comments: To: scientific 
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    Synopsis:          Low: cpio security and bug fix update
    Issue date:        2007-05-01
    CVE Names:         CVE-2005-4268
    
    
    A buffer overflow was found in cpio on 64-bit platforms. By tricking a
    user into adding a specially crafted large file to a cpio archive, a local
    attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code with
    the target user's privileges. (CVE-2005-4268)
    
    
    SRPMS:
     	cpio-2.5-13.RHEL4.src.rpm
    
    i386:
     	cpio-2.5-13.RHEL4.i386.rpm
    
    x86_64:
     	cpio-2.5-13.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm
    
    -Connie Sieh
    -Troy Dawson
    
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