Mandriva Update for ruby MDVSA-2008:141 (ruby)

Published: 2009-04-09 12:26:37
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
Check for the Version of ruby

Affected Versions:
ruby on Mandriva Linux 2007.1, Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2008.0, Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Ruby interpreter and in Webrick, the webserver bundled with Ruby. Directory traversal vulnerability in WEBrick in Ruby 1.8 before 1.8.5-p115 and 1.8.6-p114, and 1.9 through 1.9.0-1, when running on systems that support backslash (\) path separators or case-insensitive file names, allows remote attackers to access arbitrary files via (1) ..%5c (encoded backslash) sequences or (2) filenames that match patterns in the :NondisclosureName option. (CVE-2008-1145) Directory traversal vulnerability in WEBrick in Ruby 1.9.0 and earlier, when using NTFS or FAT filesystems, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary CGI files via a trailing (1) + (plus), (2) %2b (encoded plus), (3) . (dot), (4) %2e (encoded dot), or (5) %20 (encoded space) character in the URI, possibly related to the WEBrick::HTTPServlet::FileHandler and WEBrick::HTTPServer.new functionality and the :DocumentRoot option. (CVE-2008-1891) Multiple integer overflows in the rb_str_buf_append function in Ruby 1.8.4 and earlier, 1.8.5 before 1.8.5-p231, 1.8.6 before 1.8.6-p230, 1.8.7 before 1.8.7-p22, and 1.9.0 before 1.9.0-2 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via unknown vectors that trigger memory corruption. (CVE-2008-2662) Multiple integer overflows in the rb_ary_store function in Ruby 1.8.4 and earlier, 1.8.5 before 1.8.5-p231, 1.8.6 before 1.8.6-p230, and 1.8.7 before 1.8.7-p22 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via unknown vectors. (CVE-2008-2663) The rb_str_format function in Ruby 1.8.4 and earlier, 1.8.5 before 1.8.5-p231, 1.8.6 before 1.8.6-p230, 1.8.7 before 1.8.7-p22, and 1.9.0 before 1.9.0-2 allows context-dependent attackers to trigger memory corruption via unspecified vectors related to alloca. (CVE-2008-2664) Integer overflow in the rb_ary_splice function in Ruby 1.8.4 and earlier, 1.8.5 before 1.8.5-p231, 1.8.6 before 1.8.6-p230, and 1.8.7 before 1.8.7-p22 allows context-dependent attackers to trigger memory corruption via unspecified vectors, aka the REALLOC_N variant. (CVE-2008-2725) Integer overflow in the rb_ary_splice function in Ruby 1.8.4 and earlier, 1.8.5 before 1.8.5-p231, 1.8.6 before 1.8.6-p230, 1.8.7 before 1.8.7-p22, and 1.9.0 before 1.9.0-2 allows context-dependent attackers to trigger memory corruption, aka the beg + rlen issue. (CVE-2008-2726) Integer overflow in ... Description truncated, for more information please check the Reference URL

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-2008-1145
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-1891
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

References:

http://lists.mandriva.com/security-announce/2008-07/msg00020.php

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2009-04-09
Modified
2017-07-06
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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