CVE-2017-16516

Priority
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.
Notes
 sbeattie> issue in embedded copy of yajl, looks to affect upstream
  yajl, too
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):needs-triage
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):needs-triage
Package
Source: yajl (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):needs-triage
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):needs-triage
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:24:40 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)