MGASA-2021-0233 - Updated tar package fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 08 Jun 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0233.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-20193

A flaw was found in the src/list.c of tar 1.33 and earlier. This flaw allows an attacker who can submit a crafted input file to tar to cause uncontrolled consumption of memory. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability (CVE-2021-20193).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29049
- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/XRDSUUE3LUKBDRLPB7GTT5QZRPV5J7O4/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-20193

SRPMS:
- 7/core/tar-1.32-1.1.mga7
- 8/core/tar-1.33-2.1.mga8