Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4894-1 php-pear -- security update

Date Reported:
20 Apr 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 980428.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-36193.
More information:

It was discovered that the PEAR Archive_Tar package for handling tar files in PHP is prone to a directory traversal flaw due to inadequate checking of symbolic links.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.10.6+submodules+notgz-1.1+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your php-pear packages.

For the detailed security status of php-pear please refer to its security tracker page at: