Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5008-1 node-tar -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Nov 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-37701, CVE-2021-37712.
- More information:
It was discovered that the symlink extraction protections in node-tar, a Tar archives module for Node.js could by bypassed; allowing a malicious Tar archive to symlink into an arbitrary location.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 6.0.5+ds1+~cs11.3.9-1+deb11u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your node-tar packages.
For the detailed security status of node-tar please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/node-tar