CVE-2005-2541 Affecting tar package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.63% (79th percentile)
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9.8 critical
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Red Hat
7 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-TAR-523480
  • published 10 Aug 2005
  • disclosed 10 Aug 2005

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 tar.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream tar package and not the tar package as distributed by Debian. See How to fix? for Debian:11 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.