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VMware ESXService Console update for cpio.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6860

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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-4268
Product(s):