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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:046: 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-2006:046 (tar).



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.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:046
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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