CVE-2011-4858

NameCVE-2011-4858
DescriptionApache Tomcat before 5.5.35, 6.x before 6.0.35, and 7.x before 7.0.23 computes hash values for form parameters without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) by sending many crafted parameters.
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ReferencesDSA-2401-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat7 (PTS)stretch7.0.75-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat5source(unstable)(unfixed)
tomcat6sourcesqueeze6.0.35-1+squeeze2DSA-2401-1
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.35-1
tomcat7source(unstable)7.0.26-1

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