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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Apache Commons Compress CVE-2019-12402
28 August 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Apache Commons Compress
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2019-12402
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The Apache Software Foundation
Apache Commons Compress 1.15 to 1.18
The file name encoding algorithm used internally in Apache Commons
Compress can get into an infinite loop when faced with specially
crafted inputs. This can lead to a denial of service attack if an
attacker can choose the file names inside of an archive created by
Commons Compress users should upgrade to 1.19 or later.
This issue was discovered by Masaya Suzuki of Google.
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