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CVE-2012-5373 Detail

Current Description

Oracle Java SE 7 and earlier, and OpenJDK 7 and earlier, computes hash values without properly restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted input to an application that maintains a hash table, as demonstrated by a universal multicollision attack against the MurmurHash3 algorithm, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-2739.

Source:  MITRE
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Hyperlink Resource
http://2012.appsec-forum.ch/conferences/#c17
http://asfws12.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/asfws2012-jean_philippe_aumasson-martin_bosslet-hash_flooding_dos_reloaded.pdf
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2012-001.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56673
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=880705
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80299
https://www.131002.net/data/talks/appsec12_slides.pdf

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:jdk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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1.7.0
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:jre:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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1.7.0
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:openjdk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.7.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5373
NVD Published Date:
11/28/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017