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CVE-2013-1856 Detail

Description

The ActiveSupport::XmlMini_JDOM backend in lib/active_support/xml_mini/jdom.rb in the Active Support component in Ruby on Rails 3.0.x and 3.1.x before 3.1.12 and 3.2.x before 3.2.13, when JRuby is used, does not properly restrict the capabilities of the XML parser, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files or cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via vectors involving (1) an external DTD or (2) an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/19/2013

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Jun/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00006.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5784
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2013/3/18/SEC-ANN-Rails-3-2-13-3-1-12-and-2-3-18-have-been-released/
https://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-security/msg/6c2482d4ed1545e6?dmode=source&output=gplain

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
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cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.0:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.0:rc8:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.1:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.4:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.2:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.3:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.3:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.4:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubyonrails:ruby_on_rails:3.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1856
NVD Published Date:
03/19/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2013