GLSA-201405-14 : Ruby OpenID: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74057
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted XML file, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Ruby OpenID users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-ruby/ruby-openid-2.2.2'