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Mandriva: 2013:253: libtar Print E-mail
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Mandrake Updated libtar packages fixes security vulnerability: Two heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way libtar handled certain archives. If a user were tricked into expanding a specially-crafted archive, it could cause the libtar executable or an [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:253
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : libtar
 Date    : October 18, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0, Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated libtar packages fixes security vulnerability:
 
 Two heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way libtar
 handled certain archives. If a user were tricked into expanding a
 specially-crafted archive, it could cause the libtar executable or an
 application using libtar to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary
 code (CVE-2013-4397).
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4397
 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0309.html
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 fc5de91cbfbe6ef4887508950228917f  mes5/i586/libtar-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 51344632af14453cbcbe965b7c399f54  mes5/i586/libtar-devel-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 89a4b3aecbad9877387083d7d8beb338  mes5/SRPMS/libtar-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 dd7147087f499c1820af6fd133deb67c  mes5/x86_64/libtar-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 500ab433962e2858127dc355b4449264  mes5/x86_64/libtar-devel-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 89a4b3aecbad9877387083d7d8beb338  mes5/SRPMS/libtar-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 ffa99a374bd177f1d2945781c5ef27aa  mbs1/x86_64/libtar-1.2.11-11.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 d9017890822440d08a1c6fea588b58f3  mbs1/x86_64/libtar-devel-1.2.11-11.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 cf4340715eac00d62d97ce5c242e13d2  mbs1/SRPMS/libtar-1.2.11-11.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 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/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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