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Secunia Security Advisory 16495

Secunia Security Advisory 16495
Posted Aug 19, 2005
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - UnixWare has issued an update for cpio. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause files to be unpacked to arbitrary locations on a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 16495

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TITLE:
UnixWare update for cpio

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA16495

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16495/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
System access

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
UnixWare 7.x.x
http://secunia.com/product/136/

DESCRIPTION:
UnixWare has issued an update for cpio. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to cause files to be
unpacked to arbitrary locations on a user's system.

For more information:
SA7745

This update also fixes a race condition when setting file
permissions.

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

UnixWare 7.1.4:
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.32/erg712854.uw714.pkg.Z
a12807ae0a69d88a3b4f0ed7a014f3ef

UnixWare 7.1.3:
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.32/erg712854.uw713.pkg.Z
0b514e72f094c21d8c49b359d05e8e7e

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.32/SCOSA-2005.32.txt

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA7745:
http://secunia.com/advisories/7745/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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