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CVE-2008-2662 Detail

Current Description

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, a different issue than CVE-2008-2663, CVE-2008-2664, and CVE-2008-2725. NOTE: as of 20080624, there has been inconsistent usage of multiple CVE identifiers related to Ruby. This CVE description should be regarded as authoritative, although it is likely to change.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/24/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.phusion.nl/2008/06/23/ruby-186-p230187-broke-your-app-ruby-enterprise-edition-to-the-rescue/ Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jun/msg00002.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html Third Party Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-17.xml Third Party Advisory
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.429562 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163 Third Party Advisory
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2008/6/21/multiple-ruby-security-vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0206 Broken Link
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1612 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1618 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:140 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:141 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:142 Third Party Advisory
http://www.matasano.com/log/1070/updates-on-drew-yaos-terrible-ruby-vulnerabilities/ Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0561.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/157034 Third Party Advisory
http://www.rubyinside.com/june-2008-ruby-security-vulnerabilities-927.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/06/20/arbitrary-code-execution-vulnerabilities/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493688/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29903 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020347 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-621-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1907/references Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1981/references Third Party Advisory
http://www.zedshaw.com/rants/the_big_ruby_vulnerabilities.html Broken Link
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43345 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2626 Broken Link
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11601 Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00937.html Third Party Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11601
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11601

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2662
NVD Published Date:
06/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/01/2018