USN-3857-1: PEAR vulnerability
14 January 2019
PEAR could be made to run programs if it processed a specially crafted file.
- php-pear - PHP Extension and Application Repository
Fariskhi Vidyan discovered that PEAR Archive_Tar incorrectly handled
certain archive paths. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.