Upstream information

CVE-2021-33644 at MITRE


An attacker who submits a crafted tar file with size in header struct being 0 may be able to trigger an calling of malloc(0) for a variable gnu_longname, causing an out-of-bounds read.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.1
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1202316 [NEW], 1202317 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Liberty Linux 8
  • libtar >= 1.2.20-17.el8

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Aug 11 04:01:50 2022
CVE page last modified: Mon Oct 30 18:14:08 2023