This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
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
Note: This issue only affected 32-bit builds of libtar.
See also :
Update the affected libtar, libtar-debuginfo and / or libtar-devel
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 70394 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-4397