MGASA-2023-0291 - Updated ruby-RedCloth packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 20 Oct 2023
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2023-0291.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8, 9
CVE: CVE-2023-31606

A Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) issue was discovered
in the sanitize_html function of redcloth gem v4.0.0. This
vulnerability allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service (DoS)
via supplying a crafted payload. (CVE-2023-31606)

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32284
- https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6358-1
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2023-31606

SRPMS:
- 9/core/ruby-RedCloth-4.3.2-7.1.mga9
- 8/core/ruby-RedCloth-4.3.2-5.1.mga8

Mageia 2023-0291: ruby-RedCloth security update

A Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) issue was discovered in the sanitize_html function of redcloth gem v4.0.0

Summary

A Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) issue was discovered in the sanitize_html function of redcloth gem v4.0.0. This vulnerability allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) via supplying a crafted payload. (CVE-2023-31606)

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32284

- https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6358-1

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2023-31606

Resolution

MGASA-2023-0291 - Updated ruby-RedCloth packages fix a security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 9/core/ruby-RedCloth-4.3.2-7.1.mga9

- 8/core/ruby-RedCloth-4.3.2-5.1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 20 Oct 2023
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2023-0291.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2023-31606

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