[arch-security] [Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201410-11] ctags: Denial of service
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Fri Oct 24 21:16:09 UTC 2014
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201410-11
Date : 2014-10-24
CVE-ID : CVE-2014-7204
Package : ctags
Type : Denial of service
Remote : No
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE-2014
The package ctags before version 5.8-5 is vulnerable to denial of service.
Upgrade to 5.8-5.
# pacman -Syu "ctags>=5.8-5"
The problem has been fixed upstream  but no release version is
Stefano Zacchiroli discovered a vulnerability in ctags, a tool to build
cause ctags to enter an infinite loop until it runs out of disk space,
resulting in denial of service.
A local user can run out of disk space resulting in denial of service
prepared public repository.
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