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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.57714
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0749
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0749.

The GNU tar program saves many files together in one archive and can
restore individual files (or all of the files) from that archive.

Teemu Salmela discovered a path traversal flaw in the way GNU tar extracted
archives. A malicious user could create a tar archive that could write to
arbitrary files to which the user running GNU tar has write access.
(CVE-2006-6097)

Users of tar should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
replacement backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0749.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
4.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-6097
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Mar/msg00002.html
BugTraq ID: 21235
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21235
Bugtraq: 20061201 rPSA-2006-0222-1 tar (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/453286/100/0/threaded
Bugtraq: 20070330 VMSA-2007-0002 VMware ESX security updates (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464268/100/0/threaded
Cert/CC Advisory: TA07-072A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-072A.html
Debian Security Information: DSA-1223 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1223
FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-06:26
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:26.gtar.asc
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-November/050812.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-10.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:219
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=216937
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.038.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10963
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2006:0749
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0749.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017423
http://secunia.com/advisories/23115
http://secunia.com/advisories/23117
http://secunia.com/advisories/23142
http://secunia.com/advisories/23146
http://secunia.com/advisories/23163
http://secunia.com/advisories/23173
http://secunia.com/advisories/23198
http://secunia.com/advisories/23209
http://secunia.com/advisories/23314
http://secunia.com/advisories/23443
http://secunia.com/advisories/23514
http://secunia.com/advisories/23911
http://secunia.com/advisories/24479
http://secunia.com/advisories/24636
SGI Security Advisory: 20061202-01-P
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061202-01-P.asc
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.469379
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1918
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0068/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-385-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4717
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5102
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0930
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1171
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