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 code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-603-1, DSA-3464-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs790487

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rails (PTS)stretch2:4.2.7.1-1+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)2:4.2.7.1-1+deb9u4fixed
buster2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid2:6.0.3.4+dfsg-1fixed

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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