NULL Pointer Dereference

Affecting tar package, versions *

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Overview

pax_decode_header in sparse.c in GNU Tar before 1.32 had a NULL pointer dereference when parsing certain archives that have malformed extended headers.

References

CVSS Score

7.5
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2019-9923
CWE
CWE-476
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-TAR-341215
Disclosed
22 Mar, 2019
Published
22 Mar, 2019