[CVE-2018-17197] Apache Tika Denial of Service -- Infinite Loop in Tika's SQLite3Parser

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[CVE-2018-17197] Apache Tika Denial of Service -- Infinite Loop in Tika's SQLite3Parser

Tim Allison
[CVE-2018-17197] Apache Tika Denial of Service -- Infinite Loop in
Tika's SQLite3Parser

Severity: Medium

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected: Apache Tika 1.8 to 1.19.1

Description:
A carefully crafted or corrupt sqlite file can cause an infinite loop
in Apache Tika's SQLite3Parser in versions 1.8-1.19.1 of Apache Tika.


Mitigation:
Apache Tika users should upgrade to 1.20 or later.


Credit:
This issue was discovered by Tim Allison on the Apache Tika Team.