Fedora Core 5 Update: tar-1.15.1-17.FC5

Peter Vrabec pvrabec at redhat.com
Mon Dec 4 21:24:37 UTC 2006

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 5
Name        : tar
Version     : 1.15.1
Release     : 17.FC5
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.


* Mon Dec  4 2006 Peter Vrabec <pvrabec at redhat.com> 2:1.15.1-17.FC5
- fix CVE-2006-6097 GNU tar directory traversal (#216937)
* Tue Oct 10 2006 Peter Vrabec <pvrabec at redhat.com> 2:1.15.1-16.FC5
- another fix of tar-1.15.1-xattrs.patch from James Antill
* Mon Oct  2 2006 Peter Vrabec <pvrabec at redhat.com> 2:1.15.1-15.FC5
- fix tar-1.15.1-xattrs.patch (#208701)
* Fri Sep 29 2006 Peter Vrabec <pvrabec at redhat.com> 2:1.15.1-14.FC5
- start new epoch, downgrade to solid stable tar-1.15.1 (#207115),
- all patches are backported
* Wed Sep 13 2006 Peter Vrabec <pvrabec at redhat.com> 1.15.91-1.FC5
- upgrade
* Fri Sep  8 2006 Peter Vrabec <pvrabec at redhat.com> 1.15.90-2.FC5
- fix tar-debuginfo package (#205615)

This update can be downloaded from:

56fa83f91b6c4cb4bbc3a8a6de82d2be9d679fba  SRPMS/tar-1.15.1-17.FC5.src.rpm
56fa83f91b6c4cb4bbc3a8a6de82d2be9d679fba  noarch/tar-1.15.1-17.FC5.src.rpm
ea951d28028a2508b8e957f23bad38bb3fcc1a12  ppc/tar-1.15.1-17.FC5.ppc.rpm
87725d6b5e39ff95822ca0b1fa3c27d5a6851214  ppc/debug/tar-debuginfo-1.15.1-17.FC5.ppc.rpm
952e6b9d40d8b35e38899abe613cbfd5e1f139b8  x86_64/tar-1.15.1-17.FC5.x86_64.rpm
3d40e45ef4db780de32e9dc031518d233bb21955  x86_64/debug/tar-debuginfo-1.15.1-17.FC5.x86_64.rpm
7786a83e43a27998cb992c74eba4dd9d90abbc54  i386/debug/tar-debuginfo-1.15.1-17.FC5.i386.rpm
0a191f0bbab73527c1cd60898c7b70ee6ee7f749  i386/tar-1.15.1-17.FC5.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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