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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61715
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-650-1 (cpio)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-650-1 (cpio)
Description:
The remote host is missing an update to cpio
announced via advisory USN-650-1.

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 7.04
Ubuntu 7.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

Details follow:

A buffer overflow was discovered in cpio. If a user were tricked into
opening a crafted cpio archive, an attacker could cause a denial of
service via application crash, or possibly execute code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2007-4476)

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
cpio 2.6-10ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 7.04:
cpio 2.6-17ubuntu0.7.04.1

Ubuntu 7.10:
cpio 2.8-1ubuntu2.2

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-650-1

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4476
Debian Security Information: DSA-1438 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1438
Debian Security Information: DSA-1566 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1566
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00370.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00073.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-18.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:197
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:233
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0141.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0144.html
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021680.1-1
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:018 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_sr.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:019 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_19_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-709-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-650-1
BugTraq ID: 26445
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26445
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8599
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9336
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7114
http://secunia.com/advisories/26674
http://secunia.com/advisories/26987
http://secunia.com/advisories/27331
http://secunia.com/advisories/27453
http://secunia.com/advisories/27514
http://secunia.com/advisories/27681
http://secunia.com/advisories/27857
http://secunia.com/advisories/28255
http://secunia.com/advisories/29968
http://secunia.com/advisories/33567
http://secunia.com/advisories/32051
http://secunia.com/advisories/39008
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0628
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0629
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