Package "tar"

Name: tar


GNU version of the tar archiving utility

Latest version: 1.29b-2ubuntu0.2
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


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base main 1.29b-2
base universe 1.29b-2
security main 1.29b-2ubuntu0.2
security universe 1.29b-2ubuntu0.2
updates universe 1.29b-2ubuntu0.2


Version: 1.29b-2ubuntu0.2 2021-01-13 20:06:25 UTC

  tar (1.29b-2ubuntu0.2) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Infinite read loop
    - debian/patches/Fix-CVE-2018-20482.patch: Add handling for short read
      condition in sparse_dump_region() of src/sparse.c.
    - CVE-2018-20482
  * SECURITY UPDATE: NULL pointer dereference
    - debian/patches/CVE-2019-9923.patch: Check for NULL return value from
      find_next_block in src/sparse.c.
    - CVE-2019-9923

 -- Avital Ostromich <email address hidden> Tue, 15 Dec 2020 20:39:17 -0500

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2018-20482 GNU Tar through 1.30, when --sparse is used, mishandles file shrinkage during read access, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (inf
CVE-2019-9923 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 header

Version: 1.29b-2ubuntu0.1 2019-01-30 19:07:00 UTC

  tar (1.29b-2ubuntu0.1) bionic; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/git_add_file.patch:
    - backport "Fix the --add-file option." upstream commit,
      thanks Martin Vogt (lp: #1809827)

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:38:11 +0100

1809827 --add-file broken in bionic

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