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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2013-1821

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/09/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

lib/rexml/text.rb in the REXML parser in Ruby before 1.9.3-p392 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) via crafted text nodes in an XML document, aka an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-ruby
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-common
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-doc-html
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-doc-ri
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-examples
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-test-suite
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-tk
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-tk-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-ruby19
  • suse-upgrade-ruby19-devel
  • suse-upgrade-ruby19-devel-extra
  • suse-upgrade-ruby19-doc-ri
  • suse-upgrade-ruby19-tk
  • suse-upgrade-sle-sdk-release

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