Debian Security Advisory DSA 1612-1 (ruby1.8)

Published: 2008-08-15 13:52:52
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201612-1

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the interpreter for the Ruby language, which may lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2006-2662 Drew Yao discovered that multiple integer overflows in the string processing code may lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-2663 Drew Yao discovered that multiple integer overflows in the string processing code may lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-2664 Drew Yao discovered that a programming error in the string processing code may lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-2725 Drew Yao discovered that an integer overflow in the array handling code may lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-2726 Drew Yao discovered that an integer overflow in the array handling code may lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-2376 It was discovered that an integer overflow in the array handling code may lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.5-4etch2. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.7.22-2. We recommend that you upgrade your ruby1.8 Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to ruby1.8 announced via advisory DSA 1612-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2662
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2663
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2664
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2725
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2726
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2376
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2006-2662

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2008-08-15
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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