62857 : GNU cpio rmt Client lib/rtapelib.c rmt_read__ Function Remote Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-03-10
Time to Patch
27 days

Description

GNU cpio is prone to an overflow condition. The program fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in a heap overflow. With a specially crafted response or file, a remote attacker can potentially cause arbitrary code execution.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.11 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. Users are advised not to connect to untrusted rmt servers before upgrading.

Products

GNU
cpio
2.11
Tar
1.23

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
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