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cve[email protected]CVE-2021-35517
HistoryJul 13, 2021 - 8:15 a.m.

CVE-2021-35517

2021-07-1308:15:07
CWE-130
CWE-770
web.nvd.nist.gov
225
9
cve
2021
35517
vulnerability
denial of service
compress
tar
package

CVSS2

5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS3

7.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

7.3

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.014

Percentile

86.2%

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.

Affected configurations

Vulners
NVD
Node
apachecommons_compressRange1.1

CNA Affected

[
  {
    "product": "Apache Commons Compress",
    "vendor": "Apache Software Foundation",
    "versions": [
      {
        "lessThan": "Apache Commons Compress*",
        "status": "affected",
        "version": "1.1",
        "versionType": "custom"
      }
    ]
  }
]

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CVSS2

5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS3

7.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

7.3

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.014

Percentile

86.2%