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The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
Gnu tar versions 1.14 and above have a buffer overflow vulnerability
and some other issues including :
- Carefully crafted invalid headers can cause buffer
- Invalid header fields go undiagnosed.
- Some valid time strings are ignored.
The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
Update the affected tar package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1