Bug 830248 - (CVE-2012-2685) CVE-2012-2685 cumin: DoS via large image requests
CVE-2012-2685 cumin: DoS via large image requests
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20120919,repor...
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Depends On: 840118 858868
Blocks: 808230 828434 828935
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Reported: 2012-06-08 12:06 EDT by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2012-09-19 17:10 EDT (History)
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Description Vincent Danen 2012-06-08 12:06:03 EDT
Florian Weimer reported a denial of service condition in Cumin.  Clients could request images of an arbitrary size, which would lead to large memory allocations on the server.  This could lead to an out of memory condition, which could potentially consume all available memory on the Cumin server.
Comment 2 Trevor McKay 2012-06-08 13:15:53 EDT
Note, this flaw no longer exists on trunk, but it does exist in previous releases.
Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2012-09-19 11:57:57 EDT
Acknowledgements:

This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.
Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2012-09-19 13:43:49 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  MRG for RHEL-5 v. 2

Via RHSA-2012:1278 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1278.html
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2012-09-19 13:52:55 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  MRG for RHEL-6 v.2

Via RHSA-2012:1281 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1281.html
Comment 6 Vincent Danen 2012-09-19 17:10:40 EDT
Created cumin tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 858868]

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