Multiple vulnerabilities in Apache Tika



Published: 2020-03-31
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1950
CVE-2020-1951
CWE-ID CWE-400
CWE-835
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Apache Tika
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU26469

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1950

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 improper resource management in "PSDParser". A remote attacker can use a specially crafted PSD file, trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Tika: 1.19 - 1.19.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r463b1a67817ae55fe022536edd6db34e8f9636971188430cbcf8a8dd%40%3Cdev.tika.apache.org%3E
http://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00035.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Infinite loop

EUVDB-ID: #VU26470

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1951

CWE-ID: CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop in "PSDParser". A remote attacker can use a specially crafted PSD file, consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Tika: 1.19 - 1.19.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd8c1b42bd0e31870d804890b3f00b13d837c528f7ebaf77031323172%40%3Cdev.tika.apache.org%3E
http://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00035.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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