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Security Advisories: GSA_kwCzR0hTQS1naDhqLTJwZ2YteDQ1OM0VuQ

Infinite Loop in rencode

The rencode package through 1.0.6 for Python allows an infinite loop in typecode decoding (such as via ;\x2f\x7f), enabling a remote attack that consumes CPU and memory.

Permalink: https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-gh8j-2pgf-x458
JSON: https://advisories.ecosyste.ms/api/v1/advisories/GSA_kwCzR0hTQS1naDhqLTJwZ2YteDQ1OM0VuQ
Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Origin: Unspecified
Severity: High
Classification: General
Published: over 2 years ago
Updated: about 1 year ago


CVSS Score: 7.5
CVSS vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Identifiers: GHSA-gh8j-2pgf-x458, CVE-2021-40839
References: Repository: https://github.com/aresch/rencode
Blast Radius: 14.8

Affected Packages

pypi:rencode
Dependent packages: 2
Dependent repositories: 93
Downloads: 1,736 last month
Affected Version Ranges: <= 1.0.6
No known fixed version
All affected versions: 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.6