DescriptionAlgorithmic complexity vulnerability in Gem::Version::VERSION_PATTERN in lib/rubygems/version.rb in RubyGems before 22.214.171.124, 1.8.24 through 1.8.25, 2.0.x before 2.0.8, and 2.1.x before 2.1.0, as used in Ruby 1.9.0 through 2.0.0p247, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted gem version that triggers a large amount of backtracking in a regular expression.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SU-2013:1659-1, published Tue Nov 12 11:04:12 MST 2013
- openSUSE-SU-2013:1611-1, published Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:05:37 +0100 (CET)
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Wed Sep 11 11:15:05 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 13 19:03:23 2023