Bug 978482 (CVE-2013-4199) - CVE-2013-4199 plone: DoS by decompressing large zip archives (cb_decode.py, linkintegrity.py)
Summary: CVE-2013-4199 plone: DoS by decompressing large zip archives (cb_decode.py, l...
Alias: CVE-2013-4199
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 991015
Blocks: 973222
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-06-26 17:29 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:05 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-08-22 15:19:21 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-26 17:29:03 UTC
A denial of service flaw was found in the way Plone, a user friendly and powerful content management system, used to previously expand certain zip archives. Remote attacker, authenticated Plone user could issue Zip archive expand request with specially-crafted archive that, when processed would lead to uncontrolled resources consumption (denial of service).

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-08-01 09:21:57 UTC
The CVE identifier of CVE-2013-4199 has been assigned to this issue:

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-08-01 12:13:57 UTC
Created plone tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-5 [bug 991015]

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