Adobe ColdFusion Hash Collision DoS (APSB12-06) (credentialed check)

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Synopsis :

A web-based application running on the remote Windows host is affected
by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is running a version of ColdFusion that is
affected by a hash collision denial of service. A flaw exists in
the way ColdFusion generates hash tables for user-supplied values.
By sending a small number of specially crafted requests to a web
server that uses ColdFusion, an attacker can take advantage of this
flaw to cause a denial of service condition.

See also :

http://www.nruns.com/_downloads/advisory28122011.pdf
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-06.html
https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-06.html

Solution :

Apply the relevant hotfixes referenced in Adobe advisory APSB12-06.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 58388 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52436

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0770

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