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PostPosted: Sat May 17, 2014 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201405-14 ] Ruby OpenID: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Ruby OpenID: Denial of Service (GLSA 201405-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 17, 2014
Bug(s): #460156
ID: 201405-14

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Ruby OpenID may lead to Denial of Service.

Background

Ruby OpenID is a robust library for verifying and serving OpenID
identities.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-ruby/ruby-openid
Vulnerable: < 2.2.2
Unaffected: >= 2.2.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

An XML entity parsing error has been discovered in Ruby OpenID.

Impact

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted XML file, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Ruby OpenID users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/ruby-openid-2.2.2"
   


References

CVE-2013-1812
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