CVE-2017-16229

NameCVE-2017-16229
DescriptionIn the Ox gem 2.8.1 for Ruby, the process crashes with a stack-based buffer over-read in the read_from_str function in sax_buf.c when a crafted input is supplied to sax_parse.
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)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ruby-ox (PTS)jessie2.1.1-2+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.1.1-2+deb9u1vulnerable
buster2.10.0-1fixed
bullseye, sid2.11.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ruby-oxsource(unstable)2.8.2-1

Notes

[stretch] - ruby-ox <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - ruby-ox <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/ohler55/ox/issues/195
https://github.com/ohler55/ox/pull/196
https://github.com/ohler55/ox/commit/0708ae44faf2ffc3d9330daf6ae023859a8b168b

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