Dec292011

Hash collisions vulnerability in web servers

Published by hirantha at 8:17 AM under Security

A new vulnerability advisory by security firm n-runs describes how hash tables in PHP5,Java,ASP.NET and others can be attacked with deliberate collisions in the hash function, leading to a denial of service (DoS) on the web server in question. Microsoft have already responded with an advisory of their own, other vendors are likely to follow.



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Mar262009

Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities

Published by hirantha at 11:53 AM under Security

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Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Sun Java, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or potentially compromise a user's system.

More Info : http://secunia.com/advisories/34451/



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