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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-0624: GNU Tar: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-0624: GNU Tar: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/15/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
06/15/2020

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the rmt_read__ function in lib/rtapelib.c in the rmt client functionality in GNU tar before 1.23 and GNU cpio before 2.11 allows remote rmt servers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code by sending more data than was requested, related to archive filenames that contain a : (colon) character.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-arch-cpio
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-arch-tar

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