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CVE-2014-8080 Detail

Current Description

The REXML parser in Ruby 1.9.x before 1.9.3-p550, 2.0.x before 2.0.0-p594, and 2.1.x before 2.1.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted XML document, aka an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0443.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-12/msg00035.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-01/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-01/msg00004.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1911.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1912.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1913.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1914.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/62050
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3157
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3159
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:129
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70935
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2397-1
https://support.apple.com/HT205267
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2014/10/27/rexml-dos-cve-2014-8080/ Exploit Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:12.3
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 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p0
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p125
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p194
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p286
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p383
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p385
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p392
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p426
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p429
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p448
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p545
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p547
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby::p550
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Up to (including)
1.9.3
 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:p0
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:p195
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:p247
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:p451
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:p481
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:p576
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.1.1
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.1.2
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 cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.1.3
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8080
NVD Published Date:
11/03/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018