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918134: CVE-2013-1812 ruby-openid: Vulnerable to XIE DoS attacks

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ruby-openid gem before 2.2.2 for Ruby allows remote OpenID providers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via (1) a large XRDS document or (2) an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1812 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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