Denial of service in Info-ZIP UnZip



Published: 2019-07-04 | Updated: 2020-06-25
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-13232
CWE-ID CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Subscribe
UnZip
Client/Desktop applications / Software for archiving

Vendor Info-ZIP

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU29255

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13232

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack via a specially crafted zip file.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

UnZip: 5.2 - 6.10 b


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/madler/unzip
http://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/07/msg00005.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/07/msg00027.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-58
http://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190814-0002/
http://support.f5.com/csp/article/K80311892?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS
http://www.bamsoftware.com/hacks/zipbomb/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



###SIDEBAR###