CVE-2012-2098

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Description

Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in the sorting algorithms in bzip2 compressing stream (BZip2CompressorOutputStream) in Apache Commons Compress before 1.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a file with many repeating inputs.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/49255

http://ant.apache.org/security.html

http://commons.apache.org/compress/security.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027096

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/081746.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/081697.html

http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/113014/Apache-Commons-Compress-Apache-Ant-Denial-Of-Service.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53676

http://osvdb.org/82161

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2012-05/0130.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/49286

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21644047

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-May/105060.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-May/105049.html

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75857

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Csolr-user.lucene.apache.org%3E

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2021.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-06-29

Updated: 2021-08-12

Type: CWE-310

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:apache:commons_compress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
80580Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : ant (algorithmic_complexity_vulnerability_in_apache)NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
72061IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 < Fix Pack 31 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWeb Servers
medium
71229IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 < Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWeb Servers
medium
70022IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1 < Fix Pack 47 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWeb Servers
critical
69449IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 < Fix Pack 7 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWeb Servers
high
66378Fedora 18 : plexus-archiver-2.3-1.fc18 (2013-5548)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
66377Fedora 17 : plexus-archiver-2.3-1.fc17 (2013-5546)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
59349Fedora 16 : apache-commons-compress-1.4.1-1.fc16 (2012-8465)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
59346Fedora 17 : apache-commons-compress-1.4.1-1.fc17 (2012-8428)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium