[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2006:046 ] - Updated tar packages fix vulnerability
Posted on: 02/22/2006 06:22 PM

The Mandriva Security Team published a new security update for Mandriva Linux. Here the announcement:

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2006:046
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : tar
Date : February 21, 2006
Affected: 10.1, 10.2, 2006.0
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Problem Description:

Gnu tar versions 1.14 and above have a buffer overflow vulnerability
and some other issues including:

- Carefully crafted invalid headers can cause buffer overrun.
- Invalid header fields go undiagnosed.
- Some valid time strings are ignored.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0300
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 10.1:
8bd49b5e60e1736e771e3907789e37bb 10.1/RPMS/tar-1.14-1.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
57dc0115bfe997451de8d05375785395 10.1/SRPMS/tar-1.14-1.1.101mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 10.1/X86_64:
c4ad8f0250fef5da4ba2f9097c6190e2 x86_64/10.1/RPMS/tar-1.14-1.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
57dc0115bfe997451de8d05375785395 x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/tar-1.14-1.1.101mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 10.2:
91ad7217d416f4d07536a08c6762fd8d 10.2/RPMS/tar-1.15.1-2.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
efd8210667f158419143b243c1ee01d7 10.2/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-2.1.102mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 10.2/X86_64:
edc3e1b3eec8c5f52aa29c6f7351f563 x86_64/10.2/RPMS/tar-1.15.1-2.1.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
efd8210667f158419143b243c1ee01d7 x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-2.1.102mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
5300c6bc1aa290f2a8efffff2b3e8b27 2006.0/RPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
275c24b2288e5b9c57d5a1bdef4798ad 2006.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
2c7378971d6b87fad153b8667e800b00 x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
275c24b2288e5b9c57d5a1bdef4798ad x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
lt;security*mandriva.comgt;
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