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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55822
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:806
Summary:Redhat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:806
Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:806.

GNU cpio copies files into or out of a cpio or tar archive.

A race condition bug was found in cpio. It is possible for a local
malicious user to modify the permissions of a local file if they have write
access to a directory in which a cpio archive is being extracted. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name
CVE-2005-1111 to this issue.

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 users 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 are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains backported fixes for these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-806.html

Risk factor : Medium
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-1572
http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=bin/1391
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.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://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0003/
Bugtraq: 20050204 [USN-75-1] cpio vulnerability (Google Search)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110763404701519&w=2
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10888
http://secunia.com/advisories/14357
http://secunia.com/advisories/17063
http://secunia.com/advisories/17532
XForce ISS Database: cpio-o-archive-insecure-permissions(19167)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/19167
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1111
Bugtraq: 20050413 cpio TOCTOU file-permissions vulnerability (Google Search)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=111342664116120&w=2
Debian Security Information: DSA-846 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-846
FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-06:03
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:03.cpio.asc
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-378.html
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2005.32
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.32/SCOSA-2005.32.txt
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2006.2
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.2/SCOSA-2006.2.txt
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:010 (Google Search)
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-May/0004.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-189-1
BugTraq ID: 13159
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13159
http://www.osvdb.org/15725
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:358
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9783
http://secunia.com/advisories/18290
http://secunia.com/advisories/18395
http://secunia.com/advisories/17123
http://secunia.com/advisories/16998
http://secunia.com/advisories/20117
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