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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Apache Geronimo in versions prior to 2.1.8 and 2.2.x prior to 2.2.1 computes hash values for form parameters without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service (CPU consumption) by sending many crafted parameters. NOTE: this CVE might overlap CVE-2011-4461.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published