GHSA-vg3r-rm7w-2xgh

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Source
https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-vg3r-rm7w-2xgh
Import Source
https://github.com/github/advisory-database/blob/main/advisories/github-reviewed/2024/05/GHSA-vg3r-rm7w-2xgh/GHSA-vg3r-rm7w-2xgh.json
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https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/GHSA-vg3r-rm7w-2xgh
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Published
2024-05-16T17:44:04Z
Modified
2024-07-16T15:00:16.048497Z
Severity
  • 5.3 (Medium) CVSS_V3 - CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L CVSS Calculator
Summary
REXML contains a denial of service vulnerability
Details

Impact

The REXML gem before 3.2.6 has a DoS vulnerability when it parses an XML that has many <s in an attribute value.

If you need to parse untrusted XMLs, you may be impacted to this vulnerability.

Patches

The REXML gem 3.2.7 or later include the patch to fix this vulnerability.

Workarounds

Don't parse untrusted XMLs.

References

  • https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2024/05/16/dos-rexml-cve-2024-35176/
References

Affected packages

RubyGems / rexml

Package

Name
rexml
Purl
pkg:gem/rexml

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.2.7

Affected versions

3.*

3.1.7.3
3.1.8
3.1.9
3.1.9.1
3.2.0
3.2.1
3.2.2
3.2.3
3.2.4
3.2.5
3.2.6