Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures

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Upstream information

CVE-2013-4363 at MITRE


Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in Gem::Version::ANCHORED_VERSION_PATTERN in lib/rubygems/version.rb in RubyGems before, 1.8.24 through 1.8.26, 2.0.x before 2.0.10, and 2.1.x before 2.1.5, 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. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-4287.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

SUSE information

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 837457

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3
  • ruby19 >= 1.9.3.p392-0.13.1
  • ruby19-devel >= 1.9.3.p392-0.13.1
  • ruby19-devel-extra >= 1.9.3.p392-0.13.1
SAT Patch Nr: 8459
openSUSE 12.3
  • ruby19 >= 1.9.3.p392-1.13.1
  • ruby19-debuginfo >= 1.9.3.p392-1.13.1
  • ruby19-debugsource >= 1.9.3.p392-1.13.1
  • ruby19-devel >= 1.9.3.p392-1.13.1
  • ruby19-devel-extra >= 1.9.3.p392-1.13.1
  • ruby19-doc-ri >= 1.9.3.p392-1.13.1
  • ruby19-tk >= 1.9.3.p392-1.13.1
  • ruby19-tk-debuginfo >= 1.9.3.p392-1.13.1