Vulnerability CVE-2015-1197


Published: 2015-02-19

Description:
cpio 2.11, when using the --no-absolute-filenames option, allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in an archive.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
1.9/10
2.9/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
GNU -> CPIO 

 References:
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0080.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:066
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/07/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/18/7
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71914
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2906-1
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=774669
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-cpio/2015-01/msg00000.html

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