A buffer overflow in the PEAR module Archive_Tar might allow local or remote attacker(s) to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||dev-php/PEAR-Archive_Tar on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.4.5|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.4.5|
This class provides handling of tar files in PHP.
An issue was discovered in the PEAR module Archive_Tar’s handling of file paths within Tar achives.
A local or remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
Avoid handling untrusted Tar files with this package until you have upgraded to a non-vulnerable version.
All PEAR-Archive_Tar users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-php/PEAR-Archive_Tar-1.4.5"
June 15, 2020
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