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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-6702

Expat, when used in a parser that has not called XML_SetHashSalt or passed it a seed of 0, makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via vectors involving use of the srand function.
Publish Date : 2016-06-16 Last Update Date : 2019-01-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 310

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-6702

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Google Android 4.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Google Android 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Google Android 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Google Android 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Google Android 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Libexpat Expat - Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Libexpat Expat 1.95.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Libexpat Expat 1.95.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Libexpat Expat 1.95.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Libexpat Expat 1.95.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Libexpat Expat 1.95.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Libexpat Expat 1.95.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Libexpat Expat 1.95.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Libexpat Expat 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Libexpat Expat 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Libexpat Expat 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Libexpat Expat 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Google Android 5
Libexpat Expat 12

- References For CVE-2012-6702 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201701-21
MLIST [oss-security] 20160603 Re: expat hash collision fix too predictable?
BID 91483 Libexpat Expat CVE-2012-6702 Predictable Random Number Generator Weakness Release Date:2017-03-27 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20160603 Re: expat hash collision fix too predictable?

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-6702

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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