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CVE-2009-1904 Detail

Description

The BigDecimal library in Ruby 1.8.6 before p369 and 1.8.7 before p173 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a string argument that represents a large number, as demonstrated by an attempted conversion to the Float data type.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/11/2009

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=532689 Patch
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=273213
http://github.com/NZKoz/bigdecimal-segfault-fix/tree/master Patch
http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-security/msg/fad60751e2b9b4f6?dmode=source
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-changes/2009/06/10/msg024708.html
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/794 Exploit Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200906-02.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.430805
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2009/6/10/dos-vulnerability-in-ruby/ Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:160
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1140.html
http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/189071
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2009/06/09/dos-vulnerability-in-bigdecimal/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35278
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022371
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-805-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1563
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/385436
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1904
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51032
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9780
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg00731.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9780
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9780

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1904
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017