ruby -- DoS vulnerability in REXML
Ruby developers report:
Unrestricted entity expansion can lead to a DoS vulnerability in
REXML. (The CVE identifier will be assigned later.) We strongly
recommend to upgrade ruby.
When reading text nodes from an XML document, the REXML parser can
be coerced in to allocating extremely large string objects which
can consume all of the memory on a machine, causing a denial of
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