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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


In the Ox gem prior to 2.8.1 for Ruby, the process crashes with a segmentation fault when a crafted input is supplied to parse_obj. NOTE: the vendor has stated "Ox should handle the error more gracefully" but has not confirmed a security implication.

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  • HIGH

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published