Debian Security Advisory
DLA-564-1 tardiff -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Jul 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-0857, CVE-2015-0858.
- More information:
Two vulnerabilities were found in tardiff:
Arbitrary command execution was possible via shell metacharacters in the name of a (1) tar file or (2) file within a tar file.
Local users could write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a pathname in a /tmp/tardiff-$$ temporary directory.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.1-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your tardiff packages.
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