ESB-2019.0031 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] Apache Tika: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2019-01-02

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                               ESB-2019.0031
  Apache Tika Denial of Service -- Infinite Loop in Tika's SQLite3Parser
                              2 January 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Apache Tika
Publisher:         Apache
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-17197  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/7c021a4ea2037e52e74628e17e8e0e2acab1f447160edc8be0eae6d3@%3Cdev.tika.apache.org%3E

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[CVE-2018-17197] Apache Tika Denial of Service -- Infinite Loop in
Tika's SQLite3Parser

Severity: Medium

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected: Apache Tika 1.8 to 1.19.1

Description:
A carefully crafted or corrupt sqlite file can cause an infinite loop
in Apache Tika's SQLite3Parser in versions 1.8-1.19.1 of Apache Tika.


Mitigation:
Apache Tika users should upgrade to 1.20 or later.


Credit:
This issue was discovered by Tim Allison on the Apache Tika Team.

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