Bug 1017508 - CVE-2013-4397 libtar: Heap-based buffer overflows by expanding a specially-crafted archive [epel-5]
CVE-2013-4397 libtar: Heap-based buffer overflows by expanding a specially-cr...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: libtar (Show other bugs)
el5
All Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Kamil Dudka
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: Security, SecurityTracking
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Blocks: CVE-2013-4397
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Reported: 2013-10-10 00:38 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2013-10-25 13:39 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: libtar-1.2.11-14.el5
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Last Closed: 2013-10-25 13:39:28 EDT
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-10-10 00:38:17 EDT
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of Fedora EPEL.

For comments that are specific to the vulnerability please use bugs filed
against the "Security Response" product referenced in the "Blocks" field.

For more information see:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Security/TrackingBugs

When creating a Bodhi update request, please use the bodhi submission link
noted in the next comment(s).  This will include the bug IDs of this
tracking bug as well as the relevant top-level CVE bugs.

Please also mention the CVE IDs being fixed in the RPM changelog and the
Bodhi notes field when available.

epel-5 tracking bug for libtar: see blocks bug list for full details of the security issue(s).

[bug automatically created by: add-tracking-bugs]
Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-10-10 00:38:29 EDT
Please use the following update submission link to create the Bodhi
request for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well
as this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get
updated when new packages are pushed to stable.

Please also ensure that the "Close bugs when update is stable" option
remains checked.

Bodhi update submission link:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/new/?type_=security&bugs=1014492,1017508
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-10-10 08:23:29 EDT
libtar-1.2.11-14.el5 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 5.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libtar-1.2.11-14.el5
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-10-10 14:35:50 EDT
Package libtar-1.2.11-14.el5:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=epel-testing libtar-1.2.11-14.el5'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2013-11813/libtar-1.2.11-14.el5
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-10-25 13:39:28 EDT
libtar-1.2.11-14.el5 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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