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Mandrake Gnu tar versions 1.14 and above have a buffer overflow vulnerability and some other issues including...
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:046
 Package : tar
 Date    : February 21, 2006
 Affected: 10.1, 10.2, 2006.0
 Problem Description:
 Gnu tar versions 1.14 and above have a buffer overflow vulnerability
 and some other issues including:
 - Carefully crafted invalid headers can cause buffer overrun.
 - Invalid header fields go undiagnosed.
 - Some valid time strings are ignored.
 The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

 Updated Packages:
 Mandriva Linux 10.1:
 8bd49b5e60e1736e771e3907789e37bb  10.1/RPMS/tar-1.14-1.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 57dc0115bfe997451de8d05375785395  10.1/SRPMS/tar-1.14-1.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.1/X86_64:
 c4ad8f0250fef5da4ba2f9097c6190e2  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/tar-1.14-1.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 57dc0115bfe997451de8d05375785395  x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/tar-1.14-1.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.2:
 91ad7217d416f4d07536a08c6762fd8d  10.2/RPMS/tar-1.15.1-2.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
 efd8210667f158419143b243c1ee01d7  10.2/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-2.1.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.2/X86_64:
 edc3e1b3eec8c5f52aa29c6f7351f563  x86_64/10.2/RPMS/tar-1.15.1-2.1.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
 efd8210667f158419143b243c1ee01d7  x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-2.1.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 5300c6bc1aa290f2a8efffff2b3e8b27  2006.0/RPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 275c24b2288e5b9c57d5a1bdef4798ad  2006.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 2c7378971d6b87fad153b8667e800b00  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 275c24b2288e5b9c57d5a1bdef4798ad  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
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