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 v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1188465 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1188468 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1
SUSE Manager Server 4.1
  • apache-commons-compress >= 1.21-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP2-2021-2612
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
SUSE Manager Server 4.2
  • apache-commons-compress >= 1.21-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP3-2021-2612
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3
SUSE Manager Server 4.3
  • apache-commons-compress >= 1.21-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP4 GA apache-commons-compress-1.21-3.3.1
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

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ant Released
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 ant Affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.5 ant Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 ant Affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS ant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS ant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS ant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 ESPOS ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP4 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 ant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 ant Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 ant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS ant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ESPOS ant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS ant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS ant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 ant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP2 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 ant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 ant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1 ant Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 ant Unsupported
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 ant Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 ant Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 ant Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 ant Unsupported
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 ant Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 ant Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 ant Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 ant Unsupported
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 ant Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 ant Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 apache-commons-compress Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 ant Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ant Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 ant Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 ant Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 ant Released