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cve[email protected]CVE-2021-36090
HistoryJul 13, 2021 - 8:15 a.m.

CVE-2021-36090

2021-07-1308:15:07
CWE-130
web.nvd.nist.gov
295
13
compress
zip
vulnerability
denial of service
cve-2021-36090
memory allocation

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

7.4

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.012

Percentile

85.0%

When reading a specially crafted ZIP 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’ zip package.

Affected configurations

Vulners
NVD
Node
apache_software_foundationapache_strutsRange1.20

CNA Affected

[
  {
    "product": "Apache Commons Compress",
    "vendor": "Apache Software Foundation",
    "versions": [
      {
        "lessThanOrEqual": "1.20",
        "status": "affected",
        "version": "Apache Commons Compress",
        "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

7.4

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.012

Percentile

85.0%