GLSA-201405-14 : Ruby OpenID: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-14
(Ruby OpenID: Denial of Service)

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.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201405-14

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74057 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58258

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1812

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