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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-0876: Multiple vulnerabilities in expat < 2.1.0 may allow remote denial of service

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-0876: Multiple vulnerabilities in expat < 2.1.0 may allow remote denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/03/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

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.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-expat

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