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MDKSA-2002:066: tar

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the tar package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:066 (tar).

A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in GNU tar version 1.13.25
and earlier that permits attackers to overwrite arbitrary files during extraction
of the archive by using a '..' (dot dot) in an extracted filename.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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