Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tar (MDKSA-2007:197)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A buffer overflow in GNU tar has unspecified attack vectors and
impact, resulting in a crashing stack.

Updated packages fix this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected tar package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27070 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-197.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4476

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