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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-5371: Ruby: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-5371: Ruby: Denial of service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/28/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

Ruby (aka CRuby) 1.9 before 1.9.3-p327 and 2.0 before r37575 computes hash values without properly 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, as demonstrated by a universal multicollision attack against a variant of the MurmurHash2 algorithm, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-4815.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-lang-ruby

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