Bug 1488786 (CVE-2017-14158) - CVE-2017-14158 python-scrapy: Memory consumption via large files
Summary: CVE-2017-14158 python-scrapy: Memory consumption via large files
Alias: CVE-2017-14158
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1488787
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-09-06 08:08 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:20 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:24:18 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-09-06 08:08:45 UTC
Scrapy 1.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via large files because arbitrarily many files are read into memory, which is especially problematic if the files are then individually written in a separate thread to a slow storage resource, as demonstrated by interaction between dataReceived (in core/downloader/handlers/http11.py) and S3FilesStore.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-09-06 08:09:05 UTC
Created python-scrapy tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1488787]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:24:18 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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