CVE-2021-28965

Public on 2021-05-14
Modified on 2021-05-19
Description
A flaw was found in the way the Ruby REXML library parsed XML documents. Parsing a specially crafted XML document using REXML and writing parsed data back to a new XML document results in creating a document with a different structure. This issue could affect the integrity of processed data in applications using REXML that parse XML documents, write data back to XML, and re-parse them again.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 ruby24 2021-05-14 16:58 ALAS-2021-1501

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N