USN-5900-1: tar vulnerability
28 February 2023
tar could be made to crash or expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted file.
- tar - GNU version of the tar archiving utility
It was discovered that tar incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information
or cause a crash.
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.
- USN-5900-2: tar, tar-scripts