CVE-2015-1197

Published: 19 February 2015

cpio 2.11, when using the --no-absolute-filenames option, allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in an archive.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
cpio
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.11+dfsg-4.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(2.11+dfsg-4.1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu1.2)
Patches:
Vendor: https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=658010