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CVE-2012-2098 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/29/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ant.apache.org/security.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2012-05/0130.html
http://commons.apache.org/compress/security.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/081697.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/081746.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-May/105049.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-May/105060.html
http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/113014/Apache-Commons-Compress-Apache-Ant-Denial-Of-Service.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53676
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027096
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21644047
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75857

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2098
NVD Published Date:
06/29/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017