Upstream information

CVE-2021-40839 at MITRE

Description

The rencode package through 1.0.6 for Python allows an infinite loop in typecode decoding (such as via ;\x2f\x7f), enabling a remote attack that consumes CPU and memory.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Revisit

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1190391 [NEW]

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