GLSA-201405-16 : Mono: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-16
(Mono: Denial of Service)

Mono does not properly randomize hash functions for form posts to
protect against hash collision attacks.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted parameters, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201405-16

Solution :

All Mono users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/mono-2.10.9-r2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74098 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55251

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3543

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