Security update for tar

SUSE Security Update: Security update for tar
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:0974-1
Rating: low
References: #1181131
Cross-References:CVE-2021-20193
Affected Products:
  • SUSE MicroOS 5.0
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for tar fixes the following issues:
CVE-2021-20193: Memory leak in read_header() in list.c (bsc#1181131)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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:

  • SUSE MicroOS 5.0:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.0-2021-974=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2021-974=1

Package List:

  • SUSE MicroOS 5.0 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • tar-1.30-3.6.1
    • tar-debuginfo-1.30-3.6.1
    • tar-debugsource-1.30-3.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • tar-1.30-3.6.1
    • tar-debuginfo-1.30-3.6.1
    • tar-debugsource-1.30-3.6.1
    • tar-rmt-1.30-3.6.1
    • tar-rmt-debuginfo-1.30-3.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 (noarch):
    • tar-lang-1.30-3.6.1

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