Fedora 8 : tar-1.17-4.fc8 (2007-2800)

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>
2:1.17-4

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

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?b0811cb7

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)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27806 (fedora_2007-2800.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4476

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