CVE-2015-3227

NameCVE-2015-3227
DescriptionThe (1) jdom.rb and (2) rexml.rb components in Active Support in Ruby on Rails before 4.1.11 and 4.2.x before 4.2.2, when JDOM or REXML is enabled, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (SystemStackError) via a large XML document depth.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-603-1, DSA-3464-1
Debian Bugs790487

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rails (PTS)buster, buster (security)2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1+deb10u3fixed
bullseye2:6.0.3.7+dfsg-2fixed
bookworm, sid2:6.1.4.7+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
railssourcewheezy(not affected)
railssourcejessie2:4.1.8-1+deb8u1DSA-3464-1
railssource(unstable)2:4.2.4-2790487
ruby-activesupport-2.3sourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
ruby-activesupport-2.3source(unstable)(unfixed)
ruby-activesupport-3.2sourcewheezy3.2.6-6+deb7u2DLA-603-1
ruby-activesupport-3.2source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[squeeze] - rails <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)
[wheezy] - rails <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, is only a transitional package)
[wheezy] - ruby-activesupport-2.3 <end-of-life> (https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2014/msg00164.html)

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