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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-987-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs354091

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpkg (PTS)wheezy1.16.18fixed
wheezy (security)1.16.17fixed
jessie1.17.27fixed
jessie (security)1.17.26fixed
stretch, sid1.18.9fixed
tar (PTS)wheezy1.26+dfsg-0.1fixed
jessie1.27.1-2fixed
stretch1.29-1fixed
sid1.29b-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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