Upstream information

CVE-2021-35517 at MITRE

Description

When reading a specially crafted TAR archive, Compress can be made to allocate large amounts of memory that finally leads to an out of memory error even for very small inputs. This could be used to mount a denial of service attack against services that use Compress' tar package.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1188465 [NEW], 1188468 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2
  • apache-commons-compress >= 1.21-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP2-2021-2612
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3
  • apache-commons-compress >= 1.21-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP3-2021-2612
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 SP2
  • apache-commons-compress-javadoc >= 1.21-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP2-2021-2612
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 SP3
  • apache-commons-compress-javadoc >= 1.21-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP3-2021-2612
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • apache-commons-compress >= 1.21-lp152.2.3.1
  • apache-commons-compress-javadoc >= 1.21-lp152.2.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2021-1115
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • apache-commons-compress >= 1.21-3.3.1
  • apache-commons-compress-javadoc >= 1.21-3.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-SLE-15.3-2021-2612
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • apache-commons-compress >= 1.21-1.2
  • apache-commons-compress-javadoc >= 1.21-1.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA apache-commons-compress-1.21-1.2


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 apache-commons-compress Released