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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple iTunes Vendors:   Apple
(Apple Issues Fix for Apple iTunes) Libxml2 Hash Table Collision Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029676
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029676
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0841   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 23 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 11.1.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Libxml2. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. Apple iTunes is affected.

A remote user can send a specially crafted message to cause the target XML service to consume excessive CPU resources by causing hash table collisions.

Juraj Somorovsky reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive CPU resources on the target system.
Solution:   Apple has issued a fix for Apple iTunes (11.1.4), available at:

http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/

For Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8:
The download file is named: "iTunesSetup.exe"
Its SHA-1 digest is: 3701f3e7f7c44bad05631533f2ab52e08ae0ba1f

For 64-bit Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8:
The download file is named: "iTunes64Setup.exe"
Its SHA-1 digest is: fd9caee83907b9f6aa01d031f63fa9ed9be2bfab

The Apple advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6001

Vendor URL:  xmlsoft.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Windows (7), Windows (8), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Feb 22 2012 Libxml2 Hash Table Collision Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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