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Security Advisories: GSA_kwCzR0hTQS1oZ2c3LWNnaHEteGhmNM4AAcjI

Ruby vulnerable to denial of service

When reading text nodes from an XML document, the REXML parser can be coerced in to allocating extremely large string objects which can consume all of the memory on a machine, causing a denial of service.

Jruby resolves this bug in version 1.7.3 as noted in

Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Origin: Unspecified
Severity: Moderate
Classification: General
Published: over 1 year ago
Updated: about 1 month ago

Identifiers: GHSA-hgg7-cghq-xhf4, CVE-2013-1821

Affected Packages

Versions: < 1.7.3
Fixed in: 1.7.3