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



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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3.3 low
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3.3 low
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5.5 medium

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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.