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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58292
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0473
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0473.

The gcc packages include C, C++, Java, Fortran 77, Objective C, and Ada 95
GNU compilers and related support libraries.

Jürgen Weigert discovered a directory traversal flaw in fastjar. An
attacker could create a malicious JAR file which, if unpacked using
fastjar, could write to any files the victim had write access to.
(CVE-2006-3619)

These updated packages also fix a reload internal compiler error with
- -fnon-call-exceptions option.

All users of gcc should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve
these issues.

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-2007-0473.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
2.6

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3619
BugTraq ID: 15669
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15669
Debian Security Information: DSA-1170 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1170
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-September/065902.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-23.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:066
http://www.osvdb.org/21337
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9617
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0220.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2007:0473
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0473.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017987
http://secunia.com/advisories/17839
http://secunia.com/advisories/21100
http://secunia.com/advisories/21797
http://secunia.com/advisories/25098
http://secunia.com/advisories/25281
http://secunia.com/advisories/25633
http://secunia.com/advisories/25894
http://secunia.com/advisories/26909
http://secunia.com/advisories/27706
http://secunia.com/advisories/29334
SGI Security Advisory: 20070602-01-P
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070602-01-P.asc
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2686
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2866
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3229
XForce ISS Database: gnugcc-fastjar-directory-traversal(27806)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27806
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