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Mandriva alert MDKSA-2005:237 (cpio)

From:  Mandriva Security Team <>
Subject:  [Security Announce] MDKSA-2005:237 - Updated cpio packages fix buffer overflow on x86_64
Date:  Fri, 23 Dec 2005 18:07:00 -0700

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 _______________________________________________________________________ Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2005:237 _______________________________________________________________________ Package : cpio Date : December 23, 2005 Affected: 10.2, 2006.0 _______________________________________________________________________ Problem Description: A buffer overflow in cpio 2.6 on 64-bit platforms could allow a local user to create a DoS (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code when creating a cpio archive with a file whose size is represented by more than 8 digits. The updated packages have been patched to correct these problems. _______________________________________________________________________ References: _______________________________________________________________________ Updated Packages: Mandriva Linux 10.2: b0400cb8878a93cc4e4d4326a0a46641 10.2/RPMS/cpio-2.6-3.3.102mdk.i586.rpm ad70b46181e5a9ae2ca7ed97bb2c3853 10.2/SRPMS/cpio-2.6-3.3.102mdk.src.rpm Mandriva Linux 10.2/X86_64: 0a7ca9d0d1de932219a76dcee4195ff8 x86_64/10.2/RPMS/cpio-2.6-3.3.102mdk.x86_64.rpm ad70b46181e5a9ae2ca7ed97bb2c3853 x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/cpio-2.6-3.3.102mdk.src.rpm Mandriva Linux 2006.0: 571d79d56efac2687713e63180f10049 2006.0/RPMS/cpio-2.6-5.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm 998e92b468e495d779efd10daacae3ad 2006.0/SRPMS/cpio-2.6-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64: 0bd4e5c9d85826c706232e21d3393317 x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/cpio-2.6-5.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm 998e92b468e495d779efd10daacae3ad x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/cpio-2.6-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm _______________________________________________________________________ To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you. All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing: gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at: If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact security_(at) _______________________________________________________________________ Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team <security*> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFDrHPemqjQ0CJFipgRApCrAJ40iYNwqiNcgLiIrd5zh3tbuAkFSACgpiZ3 tD9IdCprIvkMOdpAqBAkdzU= =UtT3 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- To unsubscribe, send a email to with this subject : unsubscribe security-announce _______________________________________________________ Want to buy your Pack or Services from Mandriva? Go to Join the Club : _______________________________________________________

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