[SECURITY] Fedora Core 6 Update: tar-1.15.1-27.fc6

Radek Brich rbrich at redhat.com
Mon Nov 5 14:40:01 UTC 2007

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : tar
Version     : 1.15.1
Release     : 27.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 Oct 24 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich at redhat.com> 2:1.15.1-27
- backported upstream patch for CVE-2007-4476
  (tar stack crashing in safer_name_suffix)

This update can be downloaded from:

0fc5ceb49c465c5dc3d2f4b4f1d9c0c87809840e  SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-27.fc6.src.rpm
0fc5ceb49c465c5dc3d2f4b4f1d9c0c87809840e  noarch/tar-1.15.1-27.fc6.src.rpm
dbe7ba8a4d0484cc1d1e6e5a2691827d59a892dd  ppc/debug/tar-debuginfo-1.15.1-27.fc6.ppc.rpm
481ac4dbed67bfc0d63e0a0fe231fa90711c7109  ppc/tar-1.15.1-27.fc6.ppc.rpm
2e4cfe41ed3972f049edf32bf12afa11c5df5be6  x86_64/debug/tar-debuginfo-1.15.1-27.fc6.x86_64.rpm
a958789d3a682b2e40266414fc61bbb527ebb16f  x86_64/tar-1.15.1-27.fc6.x86_64.rpm
cdcd04d75f37a5e9ec54c8cee8abf176be1755a8  i386/tar-1.15.1-27.fc6.i386.rpm
010f340db722db162b65082dee12ecb745988744  i386/debug/tar-debuginfo-1.15.1-27.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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