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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1438-1, DSA-1566-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs441444, 449222

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cpio (PTS)stretch2.11+dfsg-6fixed
buster2.12+dfsg-9fixed
bullseye, sid2.13+dfsg-4fixed
tar (PTS)stretch1.29b-1.1fixed
buster1.30+dfsg-6fixed
bullseye, sid1.30+dfsg-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cpiosourceetch2.6-18.1+etch1DSA-1566-1
cpiosource(unstable)2.9-5low449222
tarsourcesarge1.14-2.4DSA-1438-1
tarsourceetch1.16-2etch1DSA-1438-1
tarsource(unstable)1.18-1low441444

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