Fedora 7 : tar-1.15.1-27.fc7 (2007-1890)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27740


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Tue Aug 28 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich at redhat.com> 2:1.15.1-27

- fixed CVE-2007-4131 tar directory traversal vulnerability (#253684)

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: Medium

ID: 27740

File Name: fedora_2007-1890.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/08/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4131

FEDORA: 2007-1890