An infinite loop when --sparse is used with file shrinkage during read
access was fixed in the GNU tar archiving utility.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your tar packages.
For the detailed security status of tar please refer to
its security tracker page at:
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2830-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/ Adrian Bunk
November 28, 2021 https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
Version : 1.29b-1.1+deb9u1