Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 182404
SA18973 GNU Tar PAX Extended Headers Handling Buffer Overflow
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:24 EST
"A vulnerability has been reported in GNU Tar, which potentially can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and to
compromise a user's system."
"The vulnerability has been reported in version 1.15.1. Prior versions may also
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 181773 ***