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Nokogiri -- injection vulnerability

Affected packages
rubygem-nokogiri < 1.10.4


VuXML ID 0569146e-bdef-11e9-bd31-8de4a4470bbb
Discovery 2019-08-11
Entry 2019-08-13

Nokogiri GitHub release:

A command injection vulnerability in Nokogiri v1.10.3 and earlier allows commands to be executed in a subprocess by Ruby's method. Processes are vulnerable only if the undocumented method Nokogiri::CSS::Tokenizer#load_file is being passed untrusted user input.

This vulnerability appears in code generated by the Rexical gem versions v1.0.6 and earlier. Rexical is used by Nokogiri to generate lexical scanner code for parsing CSS queries. The underlying vulnerability was addressed in Rexical v1.0.7 and Nokogiri upgraded to this version of Rexical in Nokogiri v1.10.4.


CVE Name CVE-2019-5477