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
sbeattieissue 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
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (1.3.1-1build1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (1.3.1-1build1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (1.3.1-1build1)
Package
Source: yajl (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):needed
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needed
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Updated: 2020-09-09 21:28:37 UTC (commit b67d7d8b03f173f825cd706df5bd078bca500b0e)