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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2012-6051
Last Modified 29 Nov 2012 12:00:00
Published 28 Nov 2012 08:03:10
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-6051

Summary

Google CityHash 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.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Google Cityhash -


References

MISC - https://www.131002.net/data/talks/appsec12_slides.pdf

MISC - http://code.google.com/p/cityhash/source/browse/trunk/NEWS

MISC - http://asfws12.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/asfws2012-jean_philippe_aumasson-martin_bosslet-hash_flooding_dos_reloaded.pdf

MISC - http://2012.appsec-forum.ch/conferences/#c17


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