CVE-2016-9888

Priority
Description
An error within the "tar_directory_for_file()" function (gsf-infile-tar.c)
in GNOME Structured File Library before 1.14.41 can be exploited to trigger
a Null pointer dereference and subsequently cause a crash via a crafted TAR
file.
Package
Upstream:released (1.14.41)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (1.14.41-1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (1.14.41-1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (1.14.41-1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/GNOME/libgsf/commit/95a8351a75758cf10b3bf6abae0b6b461f90d9e5
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:22:09 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)