[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2007:197 ] - Updated tar packages prevent buffer overflow
Posted on: 10/16/2007 03:50 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-2007:197
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : tar
Date : October 15, 2007
Affected: 2007.0, 2007.1, 2008.0, Corporate 4.0
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Problem Description:

A buffer overflow in GNU tar has unspecified attack vectors and impact,
resulting in a crashing stack.

Updated packages fix this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4476
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
ad9831bdc61bfd45b4236baf91ba303b 2007.0/i586/tar-1.15.91-1.3mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
799e95edad373e229f27ac662a2803c7 2007.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.91-1.3mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
a7ca270e229a7a66e3945aa27ebe5574 2007.0/x86_64/tar-1.15.91-1.3mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
799e95edad373e229f27ac662a2803c7 2007.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.91-1.3mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
ad38128760a1d444cb7f92b88d0fa7e3 2007.1/i586/tar-1.16-3.2mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
d8be92eefacc8b999f3021942c1e9776 2007.1/SRPMS/tar-1.16-3.2mdv2007.1.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
90dff66308016f17f03558d4ba550387 2007.1/x86_64/tar-1.16-3.2mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
d8be92eefacc8b999f3021942c1e9776 2007.1/SRPMS/tar-1.16-3.2mdv2007.1.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
e81d250db24d4f5dd935986dece9f7f0 2008.0/i586/tar-1.18-1.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
4dd90e75bf8d363ed44e1bd7346d42cf 2008.0/SRPMS/tar-1.18-1.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
16e3f71fc1b9b2fef42378e025d93ea8 2008.0/x86_64/tar-1.18-1.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
4dd90e75bf8d363ed44e1bd7346d42cf 2008.0/SRPMS/tar-1.18-1.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0:
ae6c4f628deac215fc00421176245fca corporate/4.0/i586/tar-1.15.1-5.4.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
00e37ea23dc4f0218ccfed4edbe47bf2 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.4.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
ea73607c5f7b4d32cb7c158ffb9fb366 corporate/4.0/x86_64/tar-1.15.1-5.4.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
00e37ea23dc4f0218ccfed4edbe47bf2 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-5.4.20060mlcs4.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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