cpio vulnerability

2008-10-02T00:00:00
ID USN-650-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2008-10-02T00:00:00

Description

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)