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Vulnerability of tar: overload via src/list.c

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger an overload via src/list.c of tar, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: openSUSE Leap, SIMATIC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 30/03/2021.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2021-20193, openSUSE-SU-2021:0494-1, SSB-439005, SUSE-SU-2021:0974-1, SUSE-SU-2021:0975-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-34964.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger an overload via src/list.c of tar, in order to trigger a...
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, SIMATIC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

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