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HistoryApr 18, 2019 - 12:00 a.m.

Security update for tar (moderate)

2019-04-1800:00:00
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for tar fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2019-9923: Fixed a denial of service while parsing certain archives
    with malformed extended headers in pax_decode_header() (bsc#1130496).
  • CVE-2018-20482: Fixed a denial of service when the ‘–sparse’ option
    mishandles file shrinkage during read access (bsc#1120610).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • openSUSE Leap 15.0:

    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-1237=1

OSVersionArchitecturePackageVersionFilename
openSUSE Leap15.0i586< - openSUSE Leap 15.0 (i586 x86_64):- openSUSE Leap 15.0 (i586 x86_64):.i586.rpm
openSUSE Leap15.0x86_64< - openSUSE Leap 15.0 (i586 x86_64):- openSUSE Leap 15.0 (i586 x86_64):.x86_64.rpm
openSUSE Leap15.0noarch< - openSUSE Leap 15.0 (noarch):- openSUSE Leap 15.0 (noarch):.noarch.rpm