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CVE-2005-4268 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in cpio 2.6-8.FC4 on 64-bit platforms, when creating a cpio archive, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file whose size is represented by more than 8 digits.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/15/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/15/2010)

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0245.html and in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0145.html. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:03.cpio.asc
http://frontal1.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:237
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-May/0004.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0245.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0145.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16057
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=172669
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23855
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1338
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10450
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6860
https://usn.ubuntu.com/234-1/

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10450
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10450
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6860
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6860

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:cpio:2.6-8:*:fedora_core_4_64bit:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4268
NVD Published Date:
12/15/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018