SUSE-SU-2021:0975-1: Security update for tar

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Mon Mar 29 22:18:31 UTC 2021

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for tar

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2021:0975-1
Rating:             low
References:         #1181131 
Cross-References:   CVE-2021-20193
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2021-20193 (SUSE): 3.3 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-975=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):



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