Upstream information

CVE-2007-4476 at MITRE

Description

Buffer overflow in the safer_name_suffix function in GNU tar has unspecified attack vectors and impact, resulting in a "crashing stack."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 301416 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • cpio >= 2.6-6.5
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • cpio >= 2.6-19.17
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • cpio >= 2.5-336
slrs8.x86
core9.s390
sled10.x86
sles9-oes.x86
sles10.s390x
ZYPP Patch Nr: 4184
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • cpio >= 2.5-324.15.2
slrs8.x86
core9.s390
sled10.x86
sles9-oes.x86
sles10.s390x
ZYPP Patch Nr: 4184
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • tar >= 1.15.1-9.7
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • tar >= 1.15.1-23.10