Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5
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 7 (json-c) RHSA-2014:0703 2014-06-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux php55-php-pecl-jsonc Affected


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


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