Out-of-bounds Read Affecting tar package, versions *


low
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DEBIAN10-TAR-1063001

  • published

    20 Jan 2021

  • disclosed

    26 Mar 2021

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:10 tar.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream tar package.

A flaw was found in the src/list.c of tar 1.33 and earlier. This flaw allows an attacker who can submit a crafted input file to tar to cause uncontrolled consumption of memory. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.