Vulnerability CVE-2016-2037


Published: 2016-02-22

Description:
The cpio_safer_name_suffix function in util.c in cpio 2.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted cpio file.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
GNU -> CPIO 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/22/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/19/4
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3483

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