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CVE-2016-5300

Description

The XML parser in Expat does not use sufficient entropy for hash initialization, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted identifiers in an XML document. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-0876.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.5
Publish Date: Jun 16, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Jun 20, 2016

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