Nokogiri Gem for Ruby External Entity (XXE) Expansion Remote DoS

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unknown
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nokogiri
CVE-2013-6461
osvdb.org
2013-12-14
2017-04-01 19:10
CVE-2013-6461 ruby-nokogiri
CVE-2013-6461
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

Nokogiri gem for Ruby contains an flaw that is triggered during the parsing of XML data. The issue is due to an incorrectly configured XML parser accepting XML external entities from an untrusted source. By sending specially crafted XML data, a remote attacker can cause an infinite loop and crash the program.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
nokogiri ~> 1.5.11,>= 1.6.1 None