Vigil@nce - Python: overload via TAR File
September 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, Python, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Consequences: denial of service on server, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 21/07/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can trigger an overload via TAR File of Python, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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