openSUSE Security Update : tar (openSUSE-2016-1341)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for tar fixes the following issues :

- extract files recursively with --files-from [boo#913058]

- Fix POINTYFEATHER vulnerability - GNU tar archiver can
be tricked into extracting files and directories in the
given destination, regardless of the path name(s)
specified on the command line [boo#1007188]

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected tar packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95273 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6321

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