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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-14992

Docker Moby: denial of service via gzip decompression

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Impacted products: Docker CE, Fedora, openSUSE Leap.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: document.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 11/12/2017.
Revision date: 08/02/2018.
Identifiers: 35075, CVE-2017-14992, FEDORA-2017-15efa72a0c, FEDORA-2017-3976710f1e, openSUSE-SU-2018:0406-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-24719.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can consume all disk storage via the unlimited decompression of a Gzip file by Docker Moby, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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