CVE Reference: CVE-2012-0876

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2012-0876

Description:
The XML parser (xmlparse.c) in expat before 2.1.0 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 an XML file with many identifiers with the same value.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1613-2
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1527-1
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1613-1

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA49504
  Secunia Advisory: SA51024
  Secunia Advisory: SA51040

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0731.html

MLIST
  http://mail.libexpat.org/pipermail/expat-discuss/2012-March/002768.html

MISC
  http://bugs.python.org/issue13703#msg151870

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:041

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2525

CONFIRM
  http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=110127&aid=3496608&group_id=10127
  http://sourceforge.net/projects/expat/files/expat/2.1.0/

BID
  52379

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00004.html


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