|Description||The phar_parse_tarfile function in ext/phar/tar.c in PHP before 5.4.41, 5.5.x before 5.5.25, and 5.6.x before 5.6.9 does not verify that the first character of a filename is different from the \0 character, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer underflow and memory corruption) via a crafted entry in a tar archive.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/17/2 and https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/18/2
Fixed upstream in 5.4.41, 5.5.25, 5.6.9