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[DSA664] DSA-664-1 cpio

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-664-1 cpio

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

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 permits 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.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-664
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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