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- Snyk ID SNYK-UBUNTU1804-TAR-3261139
- published 1 Feb 2023
- disclosed 30 Jan 2023
How to fix?
tar to version 1.29b-2ubuntu0.4 or higher.
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
tar package and not the
tar package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Ubuntu:18.04 relevant fixed versions and status.
GNU Tar through 1.34 has a one-byte out-of-bounds read that results in use of uninitialized memory for a conditional jump. Exploitation to change the flow of control has not been demonstrated. The issue occurs in from_header in list.c via a V7 archive in which mtime has approximately 11 whitespace characters.