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WS-2019-0047 (Medium) detected in tar-0.1.20.tgz, tar-2.2.1.tgz #42

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commented May 6, 2019

WS-2019-0047 - Medium Severity Vulnerability

Vulnerable Libraries - tar-0.1.20.tgz, tar-2.2.1.tgz


tar for node

Library home page:

Path to dependency file: /cypress/packages/server/package.json

Path to vulnerable library: /tmp/git/cypress/packages/server/node_modules/tar.gz/node_modules/tar/package.json

Dependency Hierarchy:

  • node-webkit-updater-0.3.2.tgz (Root Library)
    • tar.gz-0.1.1.tgz
      • tar-0.1.20.tgz (Vulnerable Library)

tar for node

Library home page:

Path to dependency file: /cypress/packages/reporter/package.json

Path to vulnerable library: /tmp/git/cypress/packages/driver/node_modules/npm/node_modules/tar/package.json,/tmp/git/cypress/packages/driver/node_modules/npm/node_modules/tar/package.json,/tmp/git/cypress/packages/driver/node_modules/npm/node_modules/tar/package.json,/tmp/git/cypress/packages/driver/node_modules/npm/node_modules/tar/package.json,/tmp/git/cypress/packages/driver/node_modules/npm/node_modules/tar/package.json

Dependency Hierarchy:

  • zunder-6.4.1.tgz (Root Library)
    • node-sass-4.11.0.tgz
      • node-gyp-3.8.0.tgz
        • tar-2.2.1.tgz (Vulnerable Library)

Found in HEAD commit: 29dcad339d37f2169e5a640bf8d0d1438f7c18c2

Vulnerability Details

Versions of node-tar prior to 4.4.2 are vulnerable to Arbitrary File Overwrite. Extracting tarballs containing a hardlink to a file that already exists in the system, and a file that matches the hardlink will overwrite the system's file with the contents of the extracted file.

Publish Date: 2019-04-05

URL: WS-2019-0047

CVSS 2 Score Details (5.0)

Base Score Metrics not available

Suggested Fix

Type: Upgrade version


Release Date: 2019-04-05

Fix Resolution: 4.4.2

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