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Ubuntu: USN-5329-1 (CVE-2021-20193): tar vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-5329-1 (CVE-2021-20193): tar vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/26/2021
Created
03/17/2022
Added
03/16/2022
Modified
03/28/2022

Description

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 uncontrolled consumption of memory. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-tar

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