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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-48303: Out-of-bounds Read

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-48303: Out-of-bounds Read

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/30/2023
Created
04/09/2024
Added
03/26/2024
Modified
04/09/2024

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-tar

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