CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-04-09
Bugzilla: 1032311: CVE-2013-6371 json-c: hash collision DoS


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The hash functionality in json-c before 0.12 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted JSON data, involving collisions.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6371 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (json-c) RHSA-2014:0703 June 10, 2014

External References


This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.

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