Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures

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Upstream information

CVE-2012-5371 at MITRE


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.
CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.96
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

SUSE information

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 789983 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 791181 [RESOLVED / ]

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