Threat Encyclopedia

Python Vulnerability CVE-2012-0876

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The XML parser (xmlparse.c) in expat before 2.1.0 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 an XML file with many identifiers with the same value.

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Python

CVE References

CVE-2012-0876

Other References

https://bugs.python.org/

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