CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 29, 2023
Updated: May 4, 2024
CWE ID 1333


CVE-2023-36617 is a ReDoS (Regular Expression Denial of Service) vulnerability found in the URI component before version 0.12.2 for Ruby. This vulnerability affects several products including qvoa8I, qvoa8D, r_8Qiy, qvoa8C, qvoa8B, qvoa8A, qvoa8H, qvoa8G, qvoa8F, r_8Qi0, and qvoa8E. The vulnerability occurs when the URI parser mishandles invalid URLs with specific characters, resulting in an increase in execution time for parsing strings to URI objects with rfc2396_parser.rb and rfc3986_parser.rb. This issue is an incomplete fix for CVE-2023-28755. The risk score for this vulnerability is 26 out of 100. Remediation can be achieved by updating to version 0.10.3 or higher. The potential danger to organizations includes the possibility of attackers exploiting this vulnerability to launch denial-of-service attacks against affected systems or disrupt their functionality.

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