Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security
impact, a future update may address this flaw. This issue did not affect the versions of star as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7.
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Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||star||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||tar||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||tar||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||star||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||star||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||tar||Will not fix|
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