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ELSA-2013-1418 Moderate: Oracle Linux libtar security update

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ELSA-2013-1418 Moderate: Oracle Linux libtar security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/10/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/10/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the th_read function in lib/block.c in libtar before 1.2.20 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long (1) name or (2) link in an archive, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtar
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtar-devel

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