Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:1582-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: cpio

Analysis

The cpio packages provide the GNU cpio utility for creating and extracting archives, or copying files from one place to another. Security Fix(es): cpio: improper input validation when writing tar header fields leads to unexpected tar generation (CVE-2019-14866) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Release Notes linked from the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

cpio

CVE References

CVE-2019-14866