SUSE: 2019:14215-1 moderate: tar

    Date11 Nov 2019
    CategorySuSE
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.
    
       SUSE Security Update: Security update for tar
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    Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:14215-1
    Rating:             moderate
    References:         #1120610 #1130496 #1152736 
    Cross-References:   CVE-2018-20482 CVE-2019-9923
    Affected Products:
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3
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       An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one
       errata is now available.
    
    Description:
    
       This update for tar to version 1.27.1 fixes the following issues:
    
       tar 1.27.1 brings following changes (jsc#ECO-339)
    
       * Sparse files with large data
       * No backticks in quoting
       * --owner and --group names and numbers
       * Support for POSIX ACLs, extended attributes and SELinux context.
       * Passing command line arguments to external commands.
       * New configure option --enable-gcc-warnings, intended for debugging.
       * New warning control option --warning=[no-]record-size
       * New command line option --keep-directory-symlink
       * Fix unquoting of file names obtained via the -T option.
       * Fix GNU long link header timestamp (backward compatibility).
    
       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).
    
    
    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 Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS:
    
          zypper in -t patch slessp4-tar-14215=1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    
          zypper in -t patch sleposp3-tar-14215=1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    
          zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-tar-14215=1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    
          zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-tar-14215=1
    
    
    
    Package List:
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    
          tar-1.27.1-14.8.1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    
          tar-1.27.1-14.8.1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    
          tar-debuginfo-1.27.1-14.8.1
          tar-debugsource-1.27.1-14.8.1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
    
          tar-debuginfo-1.27.1-14.8.1
          tar-debugsource-1.27.1-14.8.1
    
    
    References:
    
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-20482.html
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9923.html
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1120610
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1130496
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1152736
    
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