Bug 1615232

Summary: libzypp: Download of files with infinite size from a malicious mirror
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Sam Fowler <sfowler>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: besser82, ngompa13
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OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: libzypp 17.5.3 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Description Sam Fowler 2018-08-13 06:02:21 UTC
libzypp before version 17.5.3 does not limit the size of download files allowing for a malicious mirror to serve files of infinite size and fill a client's storage space.

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-08-13 06:02:43 UTC
Created libzypp tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1615233]

Comment 2 Neal Gompa 2019-03-04 02:22:05 UTC
This was fixed a long time ago...