SuSE 10 Security Update : tar (ZYPP Patch Number 2344)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29585
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
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)
The problematic feature has been made optional and is disabled by default. It can be enabled by a commandline switch.
SolutionApply ZYPP patch number 2344.