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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft .NET Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft .NET Hash Collision Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030819
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-4072   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 9 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.1 SP1, 2.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4.0, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft .NET. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a hash collision and cause performance degradation on the target .NET-enabled website.

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 is not affected.

Alexander Klink of Cynops GmbH reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause performance degradation on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

A patch matrix is available in the vendor's advisory.

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (2012), Windows (7), Windows (8), Windows (Vista)

Message History:   None.

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