The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Buffer overflow in tar 1.14 through 1.15.90 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute code via unspecified vectors involving PAX extended headers.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (tar)||RHSA-2006:0232||March 01, 2006|
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