Fedora Core 6 : tar-1.15.1-26.fc6 (2007-683)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25977


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Wed Aug 29 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich at redhat.com> 2:1.15.1-26

- Fix CVE-2007-4131 tar directory traversal vulnerability (#253685)

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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25977

File Name: fedora_2007-683.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/09/05

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:tar, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:tar-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/08/30

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2007-683