tar

Description:Use this to make tarballs :)
License: GPL-3+, GPL-3
Homepage:https://www.gnu.org/software/tar/
Location:Portage
Legend:
  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 m68k mips ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86
1.32 + + + + + + ~ + + + + + +

USE flags

  • acl - Add support for Access Control Lists
  • elibc_glibc - ELIBC setting for systems that use the GNU C library
  • minimal - just install `tar`
  • nls - Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
  • static - !!do not set this during bootstrap!! Causes binaries to be statically linked instead of dynamically
  • userland_GNU - USERLAND setting for systems that use the GNU userland tools
  • xattr - Add support for extended attributes (filesystem-stored metadata)

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
4 months normal Tar: Denial of Service
over 2 years normal Tar: Extract pathname bypass
over 7 years normal GNU Tar: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
almost 12 years normal GNU Tar: Directory traversal vulnerability
over 12 years normal Tar: Directory traversal vulnerability
over 13 years normal GNU tar: Buffer overflow

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