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Vulnerability of Apache Xerces-C++: denial of service via hash collision

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can send data generating storage collisions, in order to overload a service.
Impacted software: Xerces-C++.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 22/07/2014.
Références of this announce: 787103, CVE-2012-0880, VIGILANCE-VUL-15082.

Description of the vulnerability 

The bulletin VIGILANCE-VUL-11254 describes a vulnerability which can be used to create a denial of service on several applications.

This vulnerability also impacts Apache Xerces-C++.
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This computer vulnerability announce impacts software or systems such as Xerces-C++.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat alert.

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