CVE-2012-0841

NameCVE-2012-0841
Descriptionlibxml2 before 2.8.0 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 crafted XML data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2417-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs660846

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxml2 (PTS)wheezy2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy5fixed
wheezy (security)2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy11fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u1fixed
buster2.9.4+dfsg1-5.1fixed
sid2.9.4+dfsg1-5.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxml2source(unstable)2.7.8.dfsg-8medium660846
libxml2sourcesqueeze2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze3mediumDSA-2417-1

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