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<glsa id="201404-04">
<title>Crack: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in Crack might allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">crack</product>
<announced>April 07, 2014</announced>
<revised>April 07, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="dev-ruby/crack" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.3.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.3.2</vulnerable>
<p>Crack is a really simple JSON and XML parsing Ruby gem, ripped from Merb
and Rails.
<p>An XML parameter parsing vulnerability has been discovered in Crack. </p>
<impact type="high">
<p>A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, cause a Denial of
Service condition, or bypass security restrictions.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Crack users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-ruby/crack-0.3.2"
<uri link="">CVE-2013-1800</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 17 Mar 2013 18:59:21 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:37:34 +0000">ackle</metadata>