CVE-2021-36374

Uncontrolled Resource Consumption in maven/org.apache.ant/ant

Identifier

CVE-2021-36374

Package Slug

maven/org.apache.ant/ant

Vulnerability

Uncontrolled Resource Consumption

Description

When reading a specially crafted ZIP archive, or a derived formats, an Apache Ant build can be made to allocate large amounts of memory that leads to an out of memory error, even for small inputs. This can be used to disrupt builds using Apache Ant. Commonly used derived formats from ZIP archives are for instance JAR files and many office files.

Affected Versions

All versions starting from 1.9.0 before 1.9.16, all versions starting from 1.10.0 before 1.10.11

Solution

Upgrade to versions 1.9.16, 1.10.11 or above.

Last Modified

2021-07-17

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