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Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:46:15 +0000
From: Jens Geyer <>
To: "" <>,
	"" <>, Thrift-Dev
	<>, "" <>
Subject: CVE-2019-0205: Apache Thrift: potential DoS when processing untrusted Thrift payload

CVE-2019-0205: potential DoS when processing untrusted Thrift payloads

Severity: Important

The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
Apache Thrift up to and including 0.12.0

A server or client may run into an endless loop when feed with specific input data.

Because the issue had already been partially fixed by THRIFT-4024 in version 0.11.0, depending on the installed version it affects only certain language bindings.

Upgrade to version 0.13.0

This issue was discovered by Hasnain Lakhani of Facebook.

On behalf of the Apache Thrift PMC,
Jens Geyer

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