Fedora 12 : tar-1.22-12.fc12 (2010-4309)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47351
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
Description- CVE-2010-0624 tar, cpio: Heap-based buffer overflow by expanding a specially crafted archive (#572149) - realloc within check_exclusion_tags() caused invalid write (#570591) - not closing file descriptors for excluded files/dirs with exlude-tag... options could cause descriptor exhaustion (#570591) - do not fail with POSIX 2008 glibc futimens() (#552320)
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SolutionUpdate the affected tar package.