Bug 2008606 (CVE-2021-3828) - CVE-2021-3828 python-nltk: ReDoS vulnerability in Corpus Reader
Summary: CVE-2021-3828 python-nltk: ReDoS vulnerability in Corpus Reader
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2021-3828
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: 2008607
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-09-28 16:36 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-09-28 18:21 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-09-28 18:21:12 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-09-28 16:36:36 UTC
nltk is vulnerable to Inefficient Regular Expression Complexity

Reference:
https://huntr.dev/bounties/d19aed43-75bc-4a03-91a0-4d0bb516bc32

Upstream patch:
https://github.com/nltk/nltk/commit/277711ab1dec729e626b27aab6fa35ea5efbd7e6

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-09-28 16:36:52 UTC
Created python-nltk tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2008607]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-09-28 18:21:12 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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