CVE-2012-5370

NameCVE-2012-5370
DescriptionJRuby 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 the MurmurHash2 algorithm, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-4838.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-209-1
Debian Bugs694694

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jruby (PTS)buster9.1.17.0-3fixed
buster (security)9.1.17.0-3+deb10u1fixed
bookworm9.3.9.0+ds-8fixed
sid, trixie9.4.6.0+ds-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jrubysourcesqueeze1.5.1-1+deb6u1DLA-209-1
jrubysource(unstable)1.5.6-5694694

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