Oracle Linux 3 : gcc (ELSA-2007-0473)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 67519
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0473 :
Updated gcc packages that fix a security issue and another bug are now available.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
The gcc packages include C, C++, Java, Fortran 77, Objective C, and Ada 95 GNU compilers and related support libraries.
Jurgen Weigert discovered a directory traversal flaw in fastjar. An attacker could create a malicious JAR file which, if unpacked using fastjar, could write to any files the victim had write access to.
These updated packages also fix a reload internal compiler error with
All users of gcc should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected gcc packages.