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Ubuntu: USN-2906-1 (CVE-2016-2037): GNU cpio vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2906-1 (CVE-2016-2037): GNU cpio vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/22/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The cpio_safer_name_suffix function in util.c in cpio 2.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted cpio file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-cpio

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