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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.54360
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Legacy Security Advisory FLSA-2005:152891
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory FLSA-2005:152891.

It was discovered that cpio uses a 0 umask when creating files using the
-O (archive) option. This creates output files with mode 0666 (all can
read and write) regardless of the user's umask setting. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-1999-1572 to this issue.

All users of cpio should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves
this issue, and adds support for large files (> 2GB).

Affected platforms:
Redhat 9
Fedora Core 1

Solution:
http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=FLSA-2005:152891

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
2.1

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-1572
Bugtraq: 20050204 [USN-75-1] cpio vulnerability (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110763404701519&w=2
Debian Security Information: DSA-664 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-664
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:032
http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=bin/1391
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10888
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-073.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-080.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-806.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/14357
http://secunia.com/advisories/17063
http://secunia.com/advisories/17532
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0003/
XForce ISS Database: cpio-o-archive-insecure-permissions(19167)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19167
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