ctags: Denial of service

2014-10-24T00:00:00
ID ASA-201410-11
Type archlinux
Reporter Arch Linux
Modified 2014-10-24T00:00:00

Description

Stefano Zacchiroli discovered a vulnerability in ctags, a tool to build tag file indexes of source code definitions: Certain JavaScript files cause ctags to enter an infinite loop until it runs out of disk space, resulting in denial of service.