Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ocaml-xml-light (MDVSA-2013:107)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated ocaml-xml-light packages fix security vulnerability :

OCaml Xml-Light Library before r234 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 unspecified vectors (CVE-2012-3514).

Solution :

Update the affected ocaml-xml-light and / or ocaml-xml-light-devel
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66119 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55114

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3514

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