CVE-2005-2541 Affecting tar package, versions *



    Attack Complexity High
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
CVSS v3 N/A  critical
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Red Hat
7 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-TAR-1937815
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 4 Aug 2005

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Centos:8 tar.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream tar package and not the tar package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

Tar 1.15.1 does not properly warn the user when extracting setuid or setgid files, which may allow local users or remote attackers to gain privileges.