Builder Gem for Ruby Tag Name Handling Private Method Exposure


2017-04-01 19:11
2017-01-05 20:15


Builder Gem for Ruby contains a flaw in the handling of tag names. The issue
is triggered when the program reads tag names from XML data and then calls a
method with that name. With a specially crafted file, a context-dependent
attacker can call private methods and manipulate data.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
builder >= 2.1.2 None