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    SUSE: 2020:2806-1 moderate: tar

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    An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.
    
       SUSE Security Update: Security update for tar
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    Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:2806-1
    Rating:             moderate
    References:         #1120610 #1130496 
    Cross-References:   CVE-2018-20482 CVE-2019-9923
    Affected Products:
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
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       An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.
    
    Description:
    
       This update for tar fixes the following issues:
    
       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 12-SP5:
    
          zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-2806=1
    
    
    
    Package List:
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    
          tar-1.27.1-15.6.3
          tar-debuginfo-1.27.1-15.6.3
          tar-debugsource-1.27.1-15.6.3
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    
          tar-lang-1.27.1-15.6.3
    
    
    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
    
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