Upstream information

CVE-2019-9923 at MITRE

Description

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 3.3
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1130496 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Image SLES15-EC2-CHOST-HVM-BYOS
Image SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-Ali
Image SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-Azure
Image SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-EC2
Image SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-GCE
Image SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-OpenStack
Image SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-Ali
Image SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-Azure
Image SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-EC2
Image SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-GCE
Image SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-OpenStack
  • tar >= 1.30-3.3.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
  • tar >= 1.30-3.3.2
  • tar-lang >= 1.30-3.3.2
  • tar-rmt >= 1.30-3.3.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • tar >= 1.30-3.3.2
  • tar-lang >= 1.30-3.3.2
  • tar-rmt >= 1.30-3.3.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-926
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • tar >= 1.30-3.3.2
  • tar-backup-scripts >= 1.30-3.3.2
  • tar-doc >= 1.30-3.3.2
  • tar-tests >= 1.30-3.3.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-926
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3
  • tar >= 1.27.1-14.8.1
Patchnames:
sleposp3-tar-14215
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4-LTSS
  • tar >= 1.27.1-14.8.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-tar-14215
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5
  • tar >= 1.27.1-15.6.3
  • tar-lang >= 1.27.1-15.6.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-2806
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • tar >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
  • tar-backup-scripts >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
  • tar-debuginfo >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
  • tar-debugsource >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
  • tar-doc >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
  • tar-lang >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
  • tar-rmt >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
  • tar-rmt-debuginfo >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
  • tar-tests >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
  • tar-tests-debuginfo >= 1.30-lp150.7.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1237


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
Magnum Orchestration tar In progress
SLES for SAP Applications tar Affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 tar In progress
SUSE Container as a Service Platform 2.0 tar In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem tar Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 tar In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 tar In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 tar In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 tar Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 tar Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 tar Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS tar Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 tar In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS tar Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS tar Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS tar Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS tar Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 tar In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 tar In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 tar Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 tar Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 tar Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 tar In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 tar In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 tar Released