CVSS Base Vector:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'cpio'
Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1981-1 advisory.
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.
A vulnerability was discovered in the cpio Linux Distribution Package.
It is possible for an attacker to create a file so when
backed up with cpio can generate arbitrary files in the
resulting tar archive. When the backup is restored the
file is then created with arbitrary permissions.
'cpio' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your cpio Linux Distribution Packages.
Linux Distribution Package
Debian Local Security Checks
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