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CVE-2008-2725 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the (1) 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; and (2) the rb_ary_replace function in 1.6.x allows context-dependent attackers to trigger memory corruption via unspecified vectors, aka the "REALLOC_N" variant, a different issue than CVE-2008-2662, CVE-2008-2663, and CVE-2008-2664. NOTE: as of 20080624, there has been inconsistent usage of multiple CVE identifiers related to Ruby. The 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: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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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/
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jun/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-17.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.429562
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2008/6/21/multiple-ruby-security-vulnerabilities
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0206
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1612
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1618
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:140
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:141
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:142
http://www.matasano.com/log/1070/updates-on-drew-yaos-terrible-ruby-vulnerabilities/
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-security-commits/2008-June/msg00005.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0561.html
http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/157034
http://www.rubyinside.com/june-2008-ruby-security-vulnerabilities-927.html
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/06/20/arbitrary-code-execution-vulnerabilities/ Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493688/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29903
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020347
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-621-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1907/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1981/references Vendor Advisory
http://www.zedshaw.com/rants/the_big_ruby_vulnerabilities.html
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ruby1.8/+bug/241657
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-2727
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43350
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2626
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9606
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00937.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9606
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9606

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2725
NVD Published Date:
06/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017