CVE-2005-2541

Affecting tar package, versions *

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Overview

Tar 1.15.1 does not properly warn the user when extracting setuid or setgid files, which may allow local users or remote attackers to gain privileges.

This is considered intended behaviour, as tar is an archiving tool and one needs to give -p as a command line flag

References

CVSS Score

9.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2005-2541
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-TAR-312329
Disclosed
10 Aug, 2005
Published
10 Aug, 2005