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CVE-2008-3443 Detail

Description

The regular expression engine (regex.c) in Ruby 1.8.5 and earlier, 1.8.6 through 1.8.6-p286, 1.8.7 through 1.8.7-p71, and 1.9 through r18423 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and crash) via multiple long requests to a Ruby socket, related to memory allocation failure, and as demonstrated against Webrick.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/14/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4158
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-424.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1695
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0895.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0897.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30682
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021075
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44688
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9570
https://usn.ubuntu.com/651-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/691-1/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6239
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00259.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00299.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9570
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9570

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.6.8
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.0
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.1
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.1:-9
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.2
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.2:preview2
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.2:preview3
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.2:preview4
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.3
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.3:preview1
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.3:preview2
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.3:preview3
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.4
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.4:preview1
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.4:preview2
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.4:preview3
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:p11
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:p113
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:p114
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:p115
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:p12
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:p2
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:p231
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:p35
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:p52
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:preview1
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:preview2
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:preview3
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:preview4
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.5:preview5
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p110
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p111
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p114
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p230
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p286
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p36
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:preview1
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:preview2
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:preview3
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p17
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p22
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p71
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview1
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview2
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview3
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview4
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.0
cpe:/a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.0:r18423

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3443
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018