All Vulnerability Reports

USN-5064-1: GNU cpio vulnerability




VMware Tanzu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04


Maverick Chung and Qiaoyi Fang discovered that cpio incorrectly handled certain pattern files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause cpio to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2021-38185

Affected VMware Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Isolation Segment
    • 2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.36
    • 2.9.x versions prior to 2.9.24
    • 2.10.x versions prior to 2.10.16
    • 2.11.x versions prior to 2.11.5
  • VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs
    • 2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.38
    • 2.9.x versions prior to 2.9.26
    • 2.10.x versions prior to 2.10.18
    • 2.11.x versions prior to 2.11.6


Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigation below. On the Tanzu Network product page for each release, check the Depends On section and/or Release Notes for this information. Releases that have fixed this issue include:

  • Isolation Segment
    • 2.7.36
    • 2.9.24
    • 2.10.16
    • 2.11.5
  • VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs
    • 2.7.38
    • 2.9.26
    • 2.10.18
    • 2.11.6



2021-10-04: Initial vulnerability report published.