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Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 06:19:21 +0300
From: Alexander Cherepanov <>
Subject: CVE Request: libarchive -- directory traversal in bsdcpio


bsdcpio tool from libarchive bundle is susceptible to a directory 
traversal vulnerability via absolute paths.

Initial discussion:

Upstream report:

My proposed (minimal) fix (non-Windows):

Discussion is ongoing.

Could CVE(s) please be assigned?

Alexander Cherepanov

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