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Security Vulnerabilities in GNU tar (see gtar(1)) May Lead to Files Being Overwritten Execution of Arbitrary Code or a Denial of Service (DoS)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8599

Buffer overflow in the safer_name_suffix function in GNU tar has unspecified attack vectors and impact resulting in a "crashing stack."

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-4476
Product(s):