CVE-2006-0300

NameCVE-2006-0300
DescriptionBuffer overflow in tar 1.14 through 1.15.90 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute code via unspecified vectors involving PAX extended headers.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-987-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs354091
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpkg (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)1.15.11fixed
squeeze (lts)1.15.12fixed
wheezy1.16.15fixed
wheezy (security)1.16.16fixed
jessie1.17.25fixed
stretch, sid1.18.2fixed
tar (PTS)squeeze1.23-3fixed
wheezy1.26+dfsg-0.1fixed
jessie1.27.1-2fixed
stretch, sid1.28-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dpkgsource(unstable)(not affected)
tarsource(unstable)1.15.1-3high354091
tarsourcesarge1.14-2.1mediumDSA-987-1
tarsourcewoody(not affected)

Notes

- dpkg <not-affected> (has completely different tar implementation)

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