#VU26514 Resource exhaustion


Published: 2020-04-01

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26514

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1702

CWE-ID: CWE-400

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Container Projects image library
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: Container Projects

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application reads the entire image manifest file into memory. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack by supplying a huge manifest file.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Container Projects image library: 1.1 - 5.1.0


CPE

External links
http://github.com/containers/image/pull/803
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1792796


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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