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Ruby Interpreter Heap Overflow Vulnerability (Windows) - Dec09

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Ruby Interpreter and is prone to Heap Overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to improper sanitization check while processing user supplied input data to the buffer inside 'String#ljust', 'String#center' and 'String#rjust' methods.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Ruby Interpreter version 1.9.1 before 1.9.1 Patchlevel 376.

Solution

Solution

Update to 1.9.1 Patchlevel 376 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)