DescriptionWhen 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.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
- SUSE-SU-2021:2612-1, published Thu Aug 5 15:13:54 UTC 2021
- openSUSE-SU-2021:2612-1, published Thu Aug 5 18:45:18 2021
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2|| ||Patchnames: |
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3|| ||Patchnames: |
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 SP2|| ||Patchnames: |
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 SP3|| ||Patchnames: |
|openSUSE Leap 15.3|| ||Patchnames: |
Status of this issue by product and package
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|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|