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Mandriva: 2014:045: libtar Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A directory traversal attack was reported against libtar, a C library for manipulating tar archives. The application does not validate the filenames inside the tar archive, allowing to extract files in arbitrary path. An attacker can craft a tar file to override files beyond the tar_extract_glob and tar_extract_all prefix parameter [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2014:045
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : libtar
 Date    : February 20, 2014
 Affected: Business Server 1.0, Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 A directory traversal attack was reported against libtar, a C library
 for manipulating tar archives. The application does not validate
 the filenames inside the tar archive, allowing to extract files in
 arbitrary path. An attacker can craft a tar file to override files
 beyond the tar_extract_glob and tar_extract_all prefix parameter
 (CVE-2013-4420).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4420
 http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2863.en.html
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 9c41216c3e2a51a66b92fac79f24145e  mes5/i586/libtar-1.2.11-8.2mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 b3c2c7a0f5b6485cef4cea7b3a1260eb  mes5/i586/libtar-devel-1.2.11-8.2mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 394c02d53c5ed8aee4ba0120c8c323f4  mes5/SRPMS/libtar-1.2.11-8.2mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 789f1f0d19a70b6270524ae75f82605b  mes5/x86_64/libtar-1.2.11-8.2mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 5c599c305977157852f7671e41705f46  mes5/x86_64/libtar-devel-1.2.11-8.2mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 394c02d53c5ed8aee4ba0120c8c323f4  mes5/SRPMS/libtar-1.2.11-8.2mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 f61a5b919d27fba85205633da3703b17  mbs1/x86_64/libtar-1.2.11-11.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 3e6b2e5a5567eb957c7046314788078e  mbs1/x86_64/libtar-devel-1.2.11-11.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 707c993007a990897d2d85c8a6bdbfd0  mbs1/SRPMS/libtar-1.2.11-11.2.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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