CVE-2016-6321

Priority
Description
Directory traversal vulnerability in the safer_name_suffix function in GNU
tar 1.14 through 1.29 might allow remote attackers to bypass an intended
protection mechanism and write to arbitrary files via vectors related to
improper sanitization of the file_name parameter, aka POINTYFEATHER.
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Package
Source: tar (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (1.29b-1.1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (1.26-4ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (1.27.1-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (1.28-2.1ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
Upstream:http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/tar.git/commit/?id=7340f67b9860ea0531c1450e5aa261c50f67165d
Other:https://sintonen.fi/advisories/tar-extract-pathname-bypass.patch
More Information

Updated: 2019-03-19 12:26:55 UTC (commit 15472795df7e9de45b82f2d36b8b419b939f97b2)