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ASP.NET security update against #hashDoS attacks

In a pre­sen­ta­tion ("Efficient Denial of Service Attacks on Web Application Platforms", Dec 28th 2011, PDF) at 28th Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin (#28c3) there have been publis­hed details on how to per­form so cal­led "hash col­li­sion attacks" on web­ser­vers.

This does not only affect Microsoft tech­no­logy (ASP.NET), but also Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, v8/node.js, …

Microsoft has already reac­ted and will release an out-of-band secu­rity update today.

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