DescriptionPillow before 8.1.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) because the reported size of a contained image is not properly checked for an ICO container, and thus an attempted memory allocation can be very large.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pillow (PTS)stretch4.0.0-4+deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)4.0.0-4+deb9u3vulnerable
buster (security)5.4.1-2+deb10u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid8.3.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - pillow <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - pillow <ignored> (Minor issue, risk of regression, _decompression_bomb_check only warned, see CVE-2019-16865)

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