Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the PEAR Archive_Tar package for
handling tar files in PHP, potentially allowing a remote attacker to
execute arbitrary code or overwrite files.
For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
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:
Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-4817-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 19, 2020 https://www.debian.org/security/faq