CVE-2013-1821

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-02-22
Bugzilla:
914716: CVE-2013-1821 ruby: entity expansion DoS vulnerability in REXML

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

lib/rexml/text.rb in the REXML parser in Ruby before 1.9.3-p392 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) via crafted text nodes in an XML document, aka an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1821 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6.0 RHSA-2013:1185 2013-08-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (ruby) RHSA-2013:0611 2013-03-07
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:1147 2013-08-08
Fuse ESB Enterprise 7.1.0 RHSA-2013:1028 2013-07-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (ruby) RHSA-2013:0612 2013-03-07

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1 ruby193-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3 jruby Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

External References

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