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CVE-2013-0175 Detail

Description

multi_xml gem 0.5.2 for Ruby, as used in Grape before 0.2.6 and possibly other products, does not properly restrict casts of string values, which allows remote attackers to conduct object-injection attacks and execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) involving nested XML entity references, by leveraging support for (1) YAML type conversion or (2) Symbol type conversion, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2013-0156.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/25/2013

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-0175
Original release date:
04/25/2013
Last revised:
04/26/2013
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/01/11/9 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130111 Re: CVE request for multi_xml ruby gem (has same problem as CVE-2013-0156)
https://gist.github.com/nate/d7f6d9f4925f413621aa External Source CONFIRM https://gist.github.com/nate/d7f6d9f4925f413621aa
https://github.com/sferik/multi_xml/pull/34 External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/sferik/multi_xml/pull/34
https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#%21topic/ruby-grape/fthDkMgIOa0 External Source CONFIRM https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/ruby-grape/fthDkMgIOa0
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=5040457 External Source MISC https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=5040457

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