Upstream information

CVE-2017-16516 at MITRE

Description

In the yajl-ruby gem 1.3.0 for Ruby, when a crafted JSON file is supplied to Yajl::Parser.new.parse, the whole ruby process crashes with a SIGABRT in the yajl_string_decode function in yajl_encode.c. This results in the whole ruby process terminating and potentially a denial of service.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network Network
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1066565 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Enterprise Storage 3 rubygem-yajl-ruby Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 rubygem-yajl-ruby Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 rubygem-yajl-ruby Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 rubygem-yajl-ruby Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 rubygem-yajl-ruby Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 rubygem-yajl-ruby Released


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Nov 3 19:24:40 2017
CVE page last modified: Sat Nov 5 14:05:35 2022