openSUSE Security Update : tar (openSUSE-2016-1401)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95555
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update for tar fixes the following issues :
- Fix the 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 [bsc#1007188] [CVE-2016-6321]
- Fix Amanda integration issue (bsc#913058)
This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.
SolutionUpdate the affected tar packages.