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CVE Reference: CVE-2008-3790

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2008-3790

Description:
The REXML module in Ruby 1.8.6 through 1.8.6-p287, 1.8.7 through 1.8.7-p72, and 1.9 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via an XML document with recursively nested entities, aka an "XML entity explosion."

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44628

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-691-1
  http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-651-1

ST
  1020735

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA35074
  Secunia Advisory: SA31602
  Secunia Advisory: SA32255
  Secunia Advisory: SA32256
  Secunia Advisory: SA33178
  Secunia Advisory: SA33185
  Secunia Advisory: SA32165
  Secunia Advisory: SA32219
  Secunia Advisory: SA32371

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0897.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10393

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/26/4
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/26/1
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/25/4

MISC
  http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.ruby/browse_thread/thread/19f69e8a081fc0d1/e138e014b74352ca

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-17.xml

FEDORA

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1652
  http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1651

CONFIRM
  http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2008/9/3/rails-2-0-4-maintenance-release
  http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-424.htm
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
  http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/08/23/dos-vulnerability-in-rexml/
  http://www.ruby-lang.org/security/20080823rexml/rexml-expansion-fix.rb

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html

BID
  30802

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html


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