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Ruby 'ARGF.inplace_mode' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Ruby and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw caused by improper bounds checking when handling filenames on Windows systems. It is not properly validating value assigned to the 'ARGF.inplace_mode' variable.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Ruby version 1.9.x before 1.9.1-p429 on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Ruby version 1.9.1-p429 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)