[SECURITY] Fedora Core 6 Update: tar-1.15.1-26.fc6

Radek Brich rbrich at redhat.com
Thu Aug 30 20:51:30 UTC 2007

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : tar
Version     : 1.15.1
Release     : 26.fc6
Summary     : A GNU file archiving program.
Description :
The GNU tar program saves many files together in one archive and can
restore individual files (or all of the files) from that archive. Tar
can also be used to add supplemental files to an archive and to update
or list files in the archive. Tar includes multivolume support,
automatic archive compression/decompression, the ability to perform
remote archives, and the ability to perform incremental and full

If you want to use tar for remote backups, you also need to install
the rmt package.


* Wed Aug 29 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich at redhat.com> 2:1.15.1-26
- Fix CVE-2007-4131 tar directory traversal vulnerability (#253685)

This update can be downloaded from:

cbcea2e625decd744a7b25e5ef98e31f1c4ad6a8  SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-26.fc6.src.rpm
cbcea2e625decd744a7b25e5ef98e31f1c4ad6a8  noarch/tar-1.15.1-26.fc6.src.rpm
1a9f3474f8e526834e55720fd60e55e7d975dc39  ppc/debug/tar-debuginfo-1.15.1-26.fc6.ppc.rpm
d5e500d142d4aa0842b411f5e7172ee194edabee  ppc/tar-1.15.1-26.fc6.ppc.rpm
d4657419b6adb5d311c25626b5faa140bbff844d  x86_64/tar-1.15.1-26.fc6.x86_64.rpm
57613a4ddc8575ea67fc9b62053e9d0c400ba6f0  x86_64/debug/tar-debuginfo-1.15.1-26.fc6.x86_64.rpm
6a0e25e4445b433e122cea32efebb6e5a3fa12f2  i386/debug/tar-debuginfo-1.15.1-26.fc6.i386.rpm
5536707f2bc298449c3e2920193fcea7c53856bf  i386/tar-1.15.1-26.fc6.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.

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