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MGASA-2024-0066 - Updated yajl packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 15 Mar 2024
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2024-0066.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 9
CVE: CVE-2017-16516,
     CVE-2023-33460

The updated packages fix security vulnerabilities:
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. (CVE-2017-16516)
There's a memory leak in yajl 2.1.0 with use of yajl_tree_parse
function. which will cause out-of-memory in server and cause crash.
(CVE-2023-33460)

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32072
- https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2023/dla-3478
- https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2023/dla-3492
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-16516
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2023-33460

SRPMS:
- 9/core/yajl-2.1.0-6.1.mga9

Mageia 2024-0066: yajl security update

The updated packages fix security vulnerabilities: 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 crash...

Summary

The updated packages fix security vulnerabilities: 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. (CVE-2017-16516) There's a memory leak in yajl 2.1.0 with use of yajl_tree_parse function. which will cause out-of-memory in server and cause crash. (CVE-2023-33460)

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32072

- https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2023/dla-3478

- https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2023/dla-3492

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-16516

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2023-33460

Resolution

MGASA-2024-0066 - Updated yajl packages fix security vulnerabilities

SRPMS

- 9/core/yajl-2.1.0-6.1.mga9

Severity
Publication date: 15 Mar 2024
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2024-0066.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2017-16516, CVE-2023-33460

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