CVE-2021-29482

Description


xz is a compression and decompression library focusing on the xz format completely written in Go. The function readUvarint used to read the xz container format may not terminate a loop provide malicous input. The problem has been fixed in release v0.5.8. As a workaround users can limit the size of the compressed file input to a reasonable size for their use case. The standard library had recently the same issue and got the CVE-2020-16845 allocated.

Related CPE's


CvssV3 impact


BaseSeverity

HIGH

ConfidentialityImpact

NONE

AttackComplexity

LOW

Scope

UNCHANGED

AttackVector

NETWORK

AvailabilityImpact

HIGH

IntegrityImpact

NONE

PrivilegesRequired

NONE

BaseScore

7.5

VectorString

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Version

3.1

UserInteraction

NONE

CvssV2 impact


AccessComplexity

LOW

ConfidentialityImpact

NONE

AvailabilityImpact

PARTIAL

IntegrityImpact

NONE

BaseScore

5

VectorString

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Version

2.0

AccessVector

NETWORK

Authentication

NONE