SECURITY: tar (CVE-2006-0300)

Eric Blake
Fri Mar 10 21:09:00 GMT 2006

> A malicious tar archive could trigger a Buffer overflow in GNU tar,
> potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.

Thanks for the heads up.  I'll get on that right away, although
it may be a day or two before I have the next compilation

Eric Blake
volunteer cygwin tar maintainer

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