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Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

CVE-2022-36124

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

It is possible for a Reader to consume memory beyond the allowed constraints and thus lead to out of memory on the system. This issue affects Rust applications using Apache Avro Rust SDK prior to 0.14.0 (previously known as avro-rs). Users should update to apache-avro version 0.14.0 which addresses this issue.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-770 - Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

The software allocates a reusable resource or group of resources on behalf of an actor without imposing any restrictions on the size or number of resources that can be allocated, in violation of the intended security policy for that actor.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published