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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-253

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-253
Posted Oct 18, 2013
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-253 - Two heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way libtar handled certain archives. If a user were tricked into expanding a specially-crafted archive, it could cause the libtar executable or an application using libtar to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, overflow, arbitrary
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2013-4397
MD5 | aefeecd1461c353a5155c7f124777a67

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-253

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2013:253
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : libtar
Date : October 18, 2013
Affected: Business Server 1.0, Enterprise Server 5.0
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Problem Description:

Updated libtar packages fixes security vulnerability:

Two heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way libtar
handled certain archives. If a user were tricked into expanding a
specially-crafted archive, it could cause the libtar executable or an
application using libtar to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary
code (CVE-2013-4397).
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4397
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0309.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
fc5de91cbfbe6ef4887508950228917f mes5/i586/libtar-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
51344632af14453cbcbe965b7c399f54 mes5/i586/libtar-devel-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
89a4b3aecbad9877387083d7d8beb338 mes5/SRPMS/libtar-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
dd7147087f499c1820af6fd133deb67c mes5/x86_64/libtar-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
500ab433962e2858127dc355b4449264 mes5/x86_64/libtar-devel-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
89a4b3aecbad9877387083d7d8beb338 mes5/SRPMS/libtar-1.2.11-8.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
ffa99a374bd177f1d2945781c5ef27aa mbs1/x86_64/libtar-1.2.11-11.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
d9017890822440d08a1c6fea588b58f3 mbs1/x86_64/libtar-devel-1.2.11-11.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
cf4340715eac00d62d97ce5c242e13d2 mbs1/SRPMS/libtar-1.2.11-11.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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