CVE-2024-35176: DoS in REXML

There is a DoS vulnerability in REXML gem. This vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2024-35176. We strongly recommend upgrading the REXML gem.


When parsing an XML document that has many < in an attribute value, REXML gem may take long time.

Please update REXML gem to version 3.2.7 or later.

Affected versions

  • REXML gem 3.2.6 or prior


Thanks to mprogrammer for discovering this issue.


  • Originally published at 2024-05-16 05:00:00 (UTC)