Bug 1848634 (CVE-2020-3810) - CVE-2020-3810 apt: missing input validation in the ar/tar implementations leads to DoS
Summary: CVE-2020-3810 apt: missing input validation in the ar/tar implementations lea...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2020-3810
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1848635
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-06-18 16:21 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2020-06-18 17:20 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-06-18 17:20:33 UTC


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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2020-06-18 16:21:51 UTC
Missing input validation in the ar/tar implementations of APT before version 2.1.2 could result in denial of service when processing specially crafted deb files.

References:
https://github.com/Debian/apt/issues/111
https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2020/msg00089.html
https://salsa.debian.org/apt-team/apt/-/commit/dceb1e49e4b8e4dadaf056be34088b415939cda6

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2020-06-18 16:22:15 UTC
Created apt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1848635]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-06-18 17:20:33 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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