CVE Reference: CVE-2011-4838

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CVE-2011-4838

Description:
JRuby before 1.6.5.1 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 input to an application that maintains a hash table.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/72019

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA47407
  Secunia Advisory: SA50084

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1232.html

MISC
  http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2011-003.html
  http://www.nruns.com/_downloads/advisory28122011.pdf

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201207-06.xml

CONFIRM
  http://jruby.org/2011/12/27/jruby-1-6-5-1.html

CERT-VN
  903934

BUGTRAQ
  http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2011-12/0181.html


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