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- Snyk ID SNYK-JS-TAR-174125
- published 7 Apr 2019
- disclosed 4 Apr 2019
- credit Max Justicz
How to fix?
tar to version 2.2.2, 4.4.2 or higher.
tar is a full-featured Tar for Node.js.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Arbitrary File Overwrite. Extracting tarballs containing a hard-link to a file that already exists in the system, and a file that matches the hard-link may overwrite system's files with the contents of the extracted file.