CVE-2015-0857

NameCVE-2015-0857
DescriptionCool Projects TarDiff allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the name of a (1) tar file or (2) file within a tar file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-564-1, DSA-3562-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tardiff (PTS)wheezy0.1-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.1-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.1-2+deb8u2fixed
buster, sid, stretch0.1-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tardiffsource(unstable)0.1-5high
tardiffsourcejessie0.1-2+deb8u2highDSA-3562-1
tardiffsourcewheezy0.1-1+deb7u1highDLA-564-1

Notes

https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/collab-maint/tardiff.git/commit/?id=9bd6a07bc204472ac27242cea16f89943b43003a
Assignment is done for injection through file names and tar file name itself
First part was addressed in 0.1-3 but does not contain the fix for the tar
file name itself.
https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/collab-maint/tardiff.git/commit/?id=a18e8df51511df276e61dbccdbe1714fc53af965

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