Package "tar"

Name: tar


GNU version of the tar archiving utility

Latest version: 1.30+dfsg-7ubuntu0.20.04.4
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main
Homepage: https://www.gnu.org/software/tar/


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Version: 1.30+dfsg-7ubuntu0.20.04.4 2023-12-11 02:12:07 UTC

  tar (1.30+dfsg-7ubuntu0.20.04.4) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: stack overflow via crafted xattr (LP: #2029464)
    - debian/patches/CVE-2023-39804.patch: allocate xattr keys and values
      on the heap rather than the stack in src/xheader.c
    - CVE-2023-39804

 -- Alex Murray <email address hidden> Tue, 05 Dec 2023 15:46:50 +1030

Source diff to previous version
2029464 A stack overflow in GNU Tar

Version: 1.30+dfsg-7ubuntu0.20.04.3 2023-02-28 21:06:56 UTC

  tar (1.30+dfsg-7ubuntu0.20.04.3) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: one-byte out of bounds
    - debian/patches/CVE-2022-48303.patch: check limit in
    - CVE-2022-48303

 -- Leonidas Da Silva Barbosa <email address hidden> Thu, 09 Feb 2023 14:17:35 -0300

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2022-48303 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

Version: 1.30+dfsg-7ubuntu0.20.04.2 2022-03-15 20:07:27 UTC

  tar (1.30+dfsg-7ubuntu0.20.04.2) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Denial of service (LP: #1912091)
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-20193.patch: in read_header method in
      src/list.c, change the return value to be the value of status
      and break the execution, jumping to free next_long_name and
      next_long_link before returning.
    - CVE-2021-20193

 -- Rodrigo Figueiredo Zaiden <email address hidden> Tue, 15 Mar 2022 09:59:59 -0300

Source diff to previous version
1912091 Memory Leak GNU Tar 1.33
CVE-2021-20193 A flaw was found in the src/list.c of tar 1.33 and earlier. This flaw allows an attacker who can submit a crafted input file to tar to cause uncontro

Version: 1.30+dfsg-7ubuntu0.20.04.1 2021-01-13 20:06:28 UTC

  tar (1.30+dfsg-7ubuntu0.20.04.1) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * 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 20:38:40 -0500

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

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