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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Updated libtar packages fixes security vulnerability :
Two heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way libtar
handled certain archives. If a user were tricked into expanding a
specially crafted archive, it could cause the libtar executable or an
application using libtar to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary
See also :
Update the affected libtar and / or libtar-devel packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false