#VU54856 Resource exhaustion in Apache Ant


Published: 2021-07-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU54856

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-36374

CWE-ID: CWE-400

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache Ant
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: Apache Foundation

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 when processing ZIP archives. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Ant: 1.9.0 - 1.10.10


CPE

External links
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q3/14
http://ant.apache.org/security.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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