Debian Security Advisory
tar -- GNU tar sometimes unintentionally creates setuid-root executables.
- Date Reported:
- 06 Feb 1997
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- No other external database security references currently available.
- More information:
- By default, there is no danger. But if the "nobody" user has uid 65535, this security problem can be exploited.
- Fixed in:
- All - (in release 1.3) 1.11.8-8