NULL Pointer Dereference Affecting tar package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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3.3 low
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7.5 high
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Red Hat
3.3 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-TAR-341203
  • published 22 Mar 2019
  • disclosed 22 Mar 2019

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.

pax_decode_header in sparse.c in GNU Tar before 1.32 had a NULL pointer dereference when parsing certain archives that have malformed extended headers.