Gzip contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered due to a NULL pointer dereference within the 'huft_build()' function and an infinite loop within the LZH handling, and will result in loss of availability for the service.
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, multiple vendors have independently released a patch to address this vulnerability.
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