Fedora 7 : tar-1.15.1-28.fc7 (2007-2673)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Wed Oct 24 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich at redhat.com>
2:1.15.1-28

- backported upstream patch for CVE-2007-4476 (tar stack
crashing in safer_name_suffix)

- Tue Aug 28 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich at redhat.com>
2:1.15.1-27

- fixed CVE-2007-4131 tar directory traversal
vulnerability (#253684)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=280961
http://www.nessus.org/u?6d61005a

Solution :

Update the affected tar and / or tar-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27789 (fedora_2007-2673.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25417

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4131
CVE-2007-4476

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