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Debian Security Advisory DSA 664-1 (cpio)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to cpio announced via advisory DSA 664-1.

Insight

Insight

It has been discovered, that cpio, a program to manage archives of files, creates output files with -O and -F with broken permissions due to a reset zero umask which allows local users to read or overwrite those files. For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.2-39woody1 For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your cpio package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20664-1

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