CVE-2012-2098

NameCVE-2012-2098
DescriptionAlgorithmic complexity vulnerability in the sorting algorithms in bzip2 compressing stream (BZip2CompressorOutputStream) in Apache Commons Compress before 1.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a file with many repeating inputs.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs674448

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libcommons-compress-java (PTS)stretch1.13-1fixed
buster1.18-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye1.20-1fixed
bookworm, sid1.21-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libcommons-compress-javasource(unstable)1.4.1-1low674448

Notes

[squeeze] - libcommons-compress-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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