OCaml 3.12.1 and earlier 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 crafted input to an application that maintains a hash table.
Published 2012-02-08 20:55:01
Updated 2023-02-13 00:22:54
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-0839

0.65%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 77 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-0839

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-0839

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-0839

Products affected by CVE-2012-0839

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