openSUSE 10 Security Update : tar (tar-2351)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27463
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis security update fixes a directory traversal in tar, where unpacked symlinks could be followed outside of the directory where the tar file is unpacked. (CVE-2006-6097)
This feature was made optional and needs to be enabled with a commandline option.
SolutionUpdate the affected tar package.