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Advisories: GSA_kwCzR0hTQS02MzZmLXhtNWotcGo5bc4AAxIx

Several quadratic complexity bugs may lead to denial of service in Commonmarker

Impact

Several quadratic complexity bugs in commonmarker's underlying cmark-gfm library may lead to unbounded resource exhaustion and subsequent denial of service.

The following vulnerabilities were addressed:

For more information, consult the release notes for version 0.23.0.gfm.7.

Mitigation

Users are advised to upgrade to commonmarker version 0.23.7.

Permalink: https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-636f-xm5j-pj9m

Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Origin: Unspecified
Severity: Moderate
Classification: General
Published: 14 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

Identifiers: GHSA-636f-xm5j-pj9m
References:

Affected Packages

rubygems:commonmarker
Versions: < 0.23.7
Fixed in: 0.23.7