CVE-2012-0841 Detail

Current Description

libxml2 before 2.8.0 computes hash values without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted XML data.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=660846
http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=8973d58b7498fa5100a876815476b81fd1a2412a
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00009.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-11/msg00002.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0324.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0217.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1026723
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5934
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6001
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2417
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:150
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/02/22/1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2013-1899555.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52107 Patch 
http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_0841_denial_of

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0841
NVD Published Date:
12/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/27/2014
Source:
MITRE