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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.71418
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:0987
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2012:0987.

The SBLIM (Standards-Based Linux Instrumentation for Manageability) CIM
(Common Information Model) Client is a class library for Java applications
that provides access to CIM servers using the CIM Operations over HTTP
protocol defined by the DMTF (Distributed Management Task Force) standards.

It was found that the Java HashMap implementation was susceptible to
predictable hash collisions. SBLIM uses HashMap when parsing XML inputs. A
specially-crafted CIM-XML message from a WBEM (Web-Based Enterprise
Management) server could cause a SBLIM client to use an excessive amount of
CPU. Randomization has been added to help avoid collisions. (CVE-2012-2328)

All users of sblim-cim-client2 are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0987.html

Risk factor : Low

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-2328
http://sblim.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/sblim/jsr48-client/src/org/sblim/cimclient/internal/cimxml/sax/NodeFactory.java?view=log#rev1.7
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0987
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0987.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1621 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00015.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0144 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00038.html
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