CVE-2014-8080

NameCVE-2014-8080
DescriptionThe REXML parser in Ruby 1.9.x before 1.9.3-p550, 2.0.x before 2.0.0-p594, and 2.1.x before 2.1.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted XML document, aka an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-200-1, DLA-88-1, DSA-3157-1, DSA-3159-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ruby1.8 (PTS)wheezy1.8.7.358-7.1+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)1.8.7.358-7.1+deb7u4fixed
ruby1.9.1 (PTS)wheezy1.9.3.194-8.1+deb7u5fixed
wheezy (security)1.9.3.194-8.1+deb7u6fixed
ruby2.1 (PTS)jessie2.1.5-2+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)2.1.5-2+deb8u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ruby1.8source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
ruby1.8sourcesqueeze1.8.7.302-2squeeze3mediumDLA-88-1
ruby1.8sourcewheezy1.8.7.358-7.1+deb7u2mediumDSA-3159-1
ruby1.9.1source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
ruby1.9.1sourcesqueeze1.9.2.0-2+deb6u3mediumDLA-200-1
ruby1.9.1sourcewheezy1.9.3.194-8.1+deb7u3mediumDSA-3157-1
ruby2.0source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
ruby2.1source(unstable)2.1.4-1medium

Notes

https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2014/10/27/rexml-dos-cve-2014-8080/
http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/?pathrev=48161

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