Fedora Core 6 : tar-1.15.1-27.fc6 (2007-735)

high Nessus Plugin ID 27635
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description

- Wed Oct 24 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich at redhat.com> 2:1.15.1-27

- backported 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.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a486ad5a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27635

File Name: fedora_2007-735.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/6/2007

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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: 11/5/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4476

FEDORA: 2007-735

CWE: 119