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HistoryJul 13, 2021 - 7:15 a.m.

CVE-2021-35517 Apache Commons Compress 1.1 to 1.20 denial of service vulnerability

2021-07-1307:15:22
CWE-130
apache
www.cve.org
2

AI Score

7.5

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 Compressโ€™ tar package.

CNA Affected

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

References

AI Score

7.5

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.014

Percentile

86.2%