Debian Security Advisory
DLA-808-1 ruby-archive-tar-minitar -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Jan 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 853249.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10173.
- More information:
It has been found that rubygem archive-tar-minitar allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary files during archive extraction via a .. (dot dot) in an extracted filename.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.5.2-2+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-archive-tar-minitar packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS