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Security Advisories: GSA_kwCzR0hTQS1wbTNtLTMycjMtN21maM4AA5Cn

Etcd embed auto compaction retention negative value causing a compaction loop or a crash

Impact

Data Validation

Detail

The parseCompactionRetention function in embed/etcd.go allows the retention variable value to be negative and causes the node to execute the history compaction in a loop, taking more CPU than usual and spamming logs.

References

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Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Origin: Unspecified
Severity: Low
Classification: General
Published: 27 days ago
Updated: 27 days ago


Identifiers: GHSA-pm3m-32r3-7mfh
References:

Affected Packages

go:go.etcd.io/etcd
Versions: < 3.3.23, >= 3.4.0-rc.0, <= 3.4.9
Fixed in: 3.3.23, 3.4.10