Upstream information

CVE-2005-4268 at MITRE

Description

Buffer overflow in cpio 2.6-8.FC4 on 64-bit platforms, when creating a cpio archive, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file whose size is represented by more than 8 digits.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 133454 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • cpio >= 2.5-331
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 10974
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • cpio >= 2.5-324.12
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 10974
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • cpio >= 2.6-6.2
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • cpio >= 2.5-324.12
SUSE LINUX 9.2
  • cpio >= 2.5-326.3
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • cpio >= 2.5-328.3