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rPSA-2010-0070-1 cpio tar
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 11:03:04 -0400

rPath Security Advisory: 2010-0070-1
Published: 2010-10-27
    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
    Local System User Deterministic Denial of Service
Updated Versions:
    cpio=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/2.9-1.2-1
    tar=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/1.20-2.1-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:


    A vulnerability found in the "rmt" client functionality in GNU
    tar and GNU cpio could allow remote rmt servers to cause a denial 
    of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    This has been fixed.


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