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Mandriva: Updated tar packages fix vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Dmitry V. Levin discovered a path traversal flaw in how GNU tar extracted archives. A malicious user could create a tar archive that could write to arbitrary fiels that the user running tar has write access to. Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2007:173
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : tar
 Date    : September 4, 2007
 Affected: 2007.0, 2007.1, Corporate 4.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Dmitry V. Levin discovered a path traversal flaw in how GNU tar
 extracted archives.  A malicious user could create a tar archive that
 could write to arbitrary fiels that the user running tar has write
 access to.
 
 Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4131
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 8f82a3a1e903928948584afac733c0be  2007.0/i586/tar-1.15.91-1.2mdv2007.0.i586.rpm 
 65e7c9a6300a397c71cbfe1c1854e491  2007.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.91-1.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 e4d6a38673a213ee0011624ecd6b5667  2007.0/x86_64/tar-1.15.91-1.2mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm 
 65e7c9a6300a397c71cbfe1c1854e491  2007.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.91-1.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
 003db92130c44646c89d127db26a4fd8  2007.1/i586/tar-1.16-3.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm 
 d929dd2ef2716987b8890542fb762693  2007.1/SRPMS/tar-1.16-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
 92323c0cb0bd466e2a35e6b02f01778b  2007.1/x86_64/tar-1.16-3.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm 
 d929dd2ef2716987b8890542fb762693  2007.1/SRPMS/tar-1.16-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0:
 ecc995d361f75e3618cb23e000f012cf  corporate/4.0/i586/tar-1.15.1-5.3.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 1831cb7c8437d7f68c6e53d3980a0049  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.3.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 61513a4da673ea8d5ffb4fe26f346488  corporate/4.0/x86_64/tar-1.15.1-5.3.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 1831cb7c8437d7f68c6e53d3980a0049  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.3.20060mlcs4.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 pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

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