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FreeBSD: VID-F59AF308-07F3-11EA-8C56-F8B156B6DCC8 (CVE-2019-14866): GNU cpio -- multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/06/2019
Created
11/19/2019
Added
11/16/2019
Modified
01/22/2020

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From VID-F59AF308-07F3-11EA-8C56-F8B156B6DCC8:

Sergey Poznyakoff reports:

This stable release fixes several potential vulnerabilities

CVE-2015-1197: cpio, 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-2016-2037: The cpio_safer_name_suffix function in

util.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service

(out-of-bounds write) via a crafted cpio file.

CVE-2019-14866: Improper input validation when writing

tar header fields leads to unexpected tar generation.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-gcpio

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