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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0841

Original release date: 12/21/2012
Last revised: 01/27/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 54886
External Source: BID
Name: 52107
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0217
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5934
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2013-09-18-2
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=660846
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:1627
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:150
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1026723
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=8973d58b7498fa5100a876815476b81fd1a2412a
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6001
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120222 libxml2: hash table collisions CPU usage DoS
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2013-1899555.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0324
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55568
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2417
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2013-10-22-8
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_0841_denial_of

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.8 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.32
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.31
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.30
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.29
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.28
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.27
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.26
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.25
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.24
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.23
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.22
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.21
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.20
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.14
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.12
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.13
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.17
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.16
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.18
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.23
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.19
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.30
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.28
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.29
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.26
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.27
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.17
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.16
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.20
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.18
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.22
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.21
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.25
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.24
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.13
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.12
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.15
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.14
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.12
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.13
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.14
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.0:beta
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.1.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.0.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.16
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.13
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.14
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.7
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* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:6.1.4 and previous versions
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.1.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.2.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.3
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.5
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.8
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.3
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.5
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:5.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:5.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:5.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:5.1.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:6.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:6.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:6.0.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:6.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:6.1.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:6.1.3
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)