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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
GNU tar is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds
checking of the PAX extended headers. By tricking an user into
processing a specially crafted tar archive, this could be exploited to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user.
See also :
Update the affected package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : false