FreeBSD : gtar -- buffer overflow in rmt client (c175d72f-3773-11df-8bb8-0211d880e350)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Jakob Lell reports :

The rmt client implementation of GNU Tar/Cpio contains a heap-based
buffer overflow which possibly allows arbitrary code execution.

The problem can be exploited when using an untrusted/compromised rmt
server.

See also :

http://www.agrs.tu-berlin.de/index.php?id=78327
http://www.nessus.org/u?a3075bed

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45338 (freebsd_pkg_c175d72f377311df8bb80211d880e350.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0624

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