lib/rexml/text.rb in the REXML parser in Ruby before 1.9.3-p392 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and
crash) via crafted text nodes in an XML document, aka an XML Entity
Expansion (XEE) attack.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20130306 CVE for Ruby Entity expansion DoS vulnerability in REXML (XML bomb)
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