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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
A path traversal flaw was discovered in the way GNU tar extracted
archives. A malicious user could create a tar archive that could write
to arbitrary files to which the user running GNU tar had write access.
See also :
Update the affected tar package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60242 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4131