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Bug 636086 (CVE-2017-14158) - dev-python/scrapy: Denial of Service vulnerability (CVE-2017-14158)
Summary: dev-python/scrapy: Denial of Service vulnerability (CVE-2017-14158)
Alias: CVE-2017-14158
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: ~3 [upstream cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-10-31 17:32 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2018-09-27 13:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-10-31 17:32:46 UTC
CVE-2017-14158 (
  Scrapy 1.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
  consumption) via large files because arbitrarily many files are read into
  memory, which is especially problematic if the files are then individually
  written in a separate thread to a slow storage resource, as demonstrated by
  interaction between dataReceived (in core/downloader/handlers/ and
Comment 1 Virgil Dupras (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-09-27 13:09:12 UTC
Removed package. See bug 626550.