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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Apache Tika Denial of Service -- Infinite Loop in Tika's SQLite3Parser
2 January 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Apache Tika
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-17197
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[CVE-2018-17197] Apache Tika Denial of Service -- Infinite Loop in
Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation
Versions Affected: Apache Tika 1.8 to 1.19.1
A carefully crafted or corrupt sqlite file can cause an infinite loop
in Apache Tika's SQLite3Parser in versions 1.8-1.19.1 of Apache Tika.
Apache Tika users should upgrade to 1.20 or later.
This issue was discovered by Tim Allison on the Apache Tika Team.
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