Title: CVE-2019-9923 GNU Tar issue in StarWind products

Note: StarWind will continue to update this vulnerability as new information becomes available.

Vulnerability ID: SW-20220518-0003

Version: 1.0

Date: 2022-05-18

Status: Interim

CVEs: CVE-2019-9923

Summary

pax_decode_header in sparse.c in GNU Tar before 1.32 had a NULL pointer dereference when parsing certain archives that have malformed extended headers.

Impact 

A malformed extended headers in certain archives.

Vulnerability Scoring

CVE CVSS 2.0 Score CVSS 3.x Score
CVE-2019-9923 5.0 (MEDIUM) 7.5 (HIGH)

Vector

/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

References

Resource Hyperlink
NVD https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9923

 

Affected Products:

StarWind SAN and NAS v0.2 build 1633

Not affected products:

StarWind VSAN for Hyper-V (all versions)

StarWind VSAN for vSphere (all versions)

StarWind SA (any setup)

StarWind VTLA (any setup)

StarWind VTL component (all versions)

StarWind V2V (all versions)

StarWind Tape Redirector component (all versions)

StarWind Deduplication Analyzer (all versions)

StarWind rPerf (all versions)

StarWind iSCSI Accelerator (all versions)

Software Versions and Fixes

StarWind SAN and NAS v0.2 build 1633

Workaround

Update StarWind SAN and NAS to the v0.2 build 1685 or higher

Obtaining Software Fixes 

Software updates will be available in StarWind release notes – https://www.starwindsoftware.com/release-notes-build. To update the software, perform the steps described at the following link  – https://knowledgebase.starwindsoftware.com/guidance/upgrading-from-any-starwind-version-to-any-starwind-version/ or contact support to perform an update. You can submit a support request using the following link https://www.starwindsoftware.com/support-form or contact Support directly via email support@starwind.com or via phone +1 617 829 4499.

Status of Notice

Interim

StarWind will continue to update information regarding this vulnerability as new details become available.

This vulnerability article should be considered as the single source of current, up-to-date, authorized and accurate information posted by StarWind Software.

Revision History 

Revision # Date Comments
1.0 2022-05-18 Initial Public Release and Final Status