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)jessie2:4.1.8-1+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)2:4.1.8-1+deb8u6fixed
stretch2:4.2.7.1-1+deb9u1fixed
buster2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid2:5.2.4.1+dfsg-2fixed

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

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

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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