USN-709-1 -- tar vulnerability
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:700472||Date: (C)2011-05-13 (M)2017-10-04|
|Class: PATCH||Family: unix|
Dmitry V. Levin discovered a buffer overflow in tar. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted tar file, an attacker could crash tar or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.