[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2007:173 ] - Updated tar packages fix vulnerabilities
Posted on: 09/05/2007 06:50 AM

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

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2007:173
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : tar
Date : September 4, 2007
Affected: 2007.0, 2007.1, Corporate 4.0
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Problem Description:

Dmitry V. Levin discovered a path traversal flaw in how GNU tar
extracted archives. A malicious user could create a tar archive that
could write to arbitrary fiels that the user running tar has write
access to.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4131
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
8f82a3a1e903928948584afac733c0be 2007.0/i586/tar-1.15.91-1.2mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
65e7c9a6300a397c71cbfe1c1854e491 2007.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.91-1.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
e4d6a38673a213ee0011624ecd6b5667 2007.0/x86_64/tar-1.15.91-1.2mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
65e7c9a6300a397c71cbfe1c1854e491 2007.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.91-1.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
003db92130c44646c89d127db26a4fd8 2007.1/i586/tar-1.16-3.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
d929dd2ef2716987b8890542fb762693 2007.1/SRPMS/tar-1.16-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
92323c0cb0bd466e2a35e6b02f01778b 2007.1/x86_64/tar-1.16-3.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
d929dd2ef2716987b8890542fb762693 2007.1/SRPMS/tar-1.16-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0:
ecc995d361f75e3618cb23e000f012cf corporate/4.0/i586/tar-1.15.1-5.3.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
1831cb7c8437d7f68c6e53d3980a0049 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.3.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
61513a4da673ea8d5ffb4fe26f346488 corporate/4.0/x86_64/tar-1.15.1-5.3.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
1831cb7c8437d7f68c6e53d3980a0049 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.3.20060mlcs4.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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