Oracle Java SE contains an off-by-one flaw related to the countCENHeaders() function in zip_util.c within the Java Runtime Environment component that may allow a context-dependent attacker to cause a denial of service via an endless recursion with a crafted ZIP file.
Local / Remote,
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
Patch / RCS
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Oracle has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory in the references section.
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