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GNU tar 1.13.19 and other versions before 1.13.25 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack, as the result of a modification that effectively disabled the security check.
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Date Entry Created
20021015 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20061211)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(4) Armstrong, Cole, Cox, Green
Comments (Legacy)
 CHANGE> [Cox changed vote from REVIEWING to ACCEPT]

Proposed (Legacy)
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