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CVE-2024-35176 Detail

Description

REXML is an XML toolkit for Ruby. The REXML gem before 3.2.6 has a denial of service vulnerability when it parses an XML that has many `<`s in an attribute value. Those who need to parse untrusted XMLs may be impacted to this vulnerability. The REXML gem 3.2.7 or later include the patch to fix this vulnerability. As a workaround, don't parse untrusted XMLs.


Severity



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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/ruby/rexml/commit/4325835f92f3f142ebd91a3fdba4e1f1ab7f1cfb
https://github.com/ruby/rexml/security/advisories/GHSA-vg3r-rm7w-2xgh
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2024/05/16/dos-rexml-cve-2024-35176

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  
CWE-770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2024-35176
NVD Published Date:
05/16/2024
NVD Last Modified:
05/17/2024
Source:
GitHub, Inc.