|Bugzilla:||781606: CVE-2012-0840 apr: hash table collisions CPU usage DoS|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
tables/apr_hash.c in the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library through 1.4.5 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.
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