DescriptionMultiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in pax 1:20140703 allow remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a (1) full pathname or (2) .. (dot dot) in an archive.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs774716

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pax (PTS)buster1:20190224-1fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm, bullseye1:20201030-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - pax <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - pax <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - pax <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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