[SECURITY] [DSA 664-1] New cpio packages fix insecure file permissions

2005-02-02T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN:DSA-664-1:24E12
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2005-02-02T00:00:00

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA 664-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze February 2nd, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : cpio Vulnerability : broken file permissions Problem-Type : local Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CAN-1999-1572

It has been discovered, that cpio, a program to manage archives of files, creates output files with -O and -F with broken permissions due to a reset zero umask which allows local users to read or overwrite those files.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.2-39woody1

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your cpio package.

Upgrade Instructions


wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1.dsc
  Size/MD5 checksum:      549 45ee6d04cffc59c6e0d125ab269d8672
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1.diff.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:    22965 a5db2ad1ec00b2825bbdf4f0acaf8a84
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2.orig.tar.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:   181728 3e976db71229d52a8a135540698052df

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_alpha.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    73064 029c7d1de8bff5d6f63c7702455c0e17

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_arm.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    63746 05f2cee18a28822b4fbe0d54f2b0efcf

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_i386.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    61382 2011b7b05347a22780fe5a2d2da77923

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_ia64.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    84938 173755073bd59fee905debce08456824

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_hppa.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    69512 e950b2aa1f51a0f9412c319888882496

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_m68k.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    59714 c6c591c1839c464fb0cb2294d1758875

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_mips.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    69094 8aee70b66943403293252649d4879134

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_mipsel.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    68806 9e761f1fe3d156c5c557d3a28d51ab37

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_powerpc.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    64084 f0fa8bf78610ed20b6135b4c7c04436c

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_s390.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    63866 ba0b403eaee5bcd05d8d0cbf3c48cfcb

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cpio/cpio_2.4.2-39woody1_sparc.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:    65818 f5e0c10d8e46321e8c584454402512c5

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.


For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>