CVE-2007-4476

NameCVE-2007-4476
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the safer_name_suffix function in GNU tar has unspecified attack vectors and impact, resulting in a "crashing stack."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1438-1, DSA-1566-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs441444, 449222

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cpio (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.11+dfsg-0.1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.11+dfsg-4.1+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2.11+dfsg-6fixed
tar (PTS)wheezy1.26+dfsg-0.1fixed
wheezy (security)1.26+dfsg-0.1+deb7u1fixed
jessie1.27.1-2fixed
jessie (security)1.27.1-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1.29b-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cpiosource(unstable)2.9-5low449222
cpiosourceetch2.6-18.1+etch1highDSA-1566-1
tarsource(unstable)1.18-1low441444
tarsourceetch1.16-2etch1highDSA-1438-1
tarsourcesarge1.14-2.4highDSA-1438-1

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