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:released (1.2.0-3.1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Trusty/esm:DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (1.3.1-1build1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (1.3.1-1build1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (1.3.1-1build1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (1.3.1-1build1)
Package
Source: yajl (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Trusty/esm:needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):needed
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):needed
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):needed
More Information

Updated: 2019-04-26 14:20:36 UTC (commit 30899e40836d26e1bb5f0b072d31fd87b6cf3bd4)