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FreeBSD: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2012-0876): python 2.7 -- multiple vulnerabilities

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FreeBSD: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2012-0876): python 2.7 -- multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/03/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/11/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

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)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-python27

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