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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:09:47 -0800
From: Lyndon Nerenberg <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: cpio -- directory traversal

On Jan 15, 2015, at 6:44 PM, Alexander Cherepanov <> wrote:

> cpio is susceptible to a directory traversal vulnerability via symlinks.

This is not a bug.  It's doing exactly what you asked of it.

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