A vulnerability in Ruby OpenID may lead to Denial of Service.
|Package||dev-ruby/ruby-openid on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.2.2|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.2.2|
Ruby OpenID is a robust library for verifying and serving OpenID identities.
An XML entity parsing error has been discovered in Ruby OpenID.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted XML file, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Ruby OpenID users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/ruby-openid-2.2.2"
May 17, 2014
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