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CVE-2012-4466 Detail

Current Description

Ruby 1.8.7 before patchlevel 371, 1.9.3 before patchlevel 286, and 2.0 before revision r37068 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe-level restrictions and modify untainted strings via the name_err_mesg_to_str API function, which marks the string as tainted, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1005.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (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): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-October/089554.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-October/089887.html
http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=37068
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:124
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/02/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/03/9
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2012/10/12/cve-2012-4464-cve-2012-4466/ Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=862614
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0294

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p160:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p17:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p173:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p174:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p22:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p248:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p249:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p299:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p301:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p302:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p330:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p334:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p352:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p357:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p358:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p370:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p71:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p72:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p0:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p125:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:p194:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:p0:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:preview1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:preview2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4466
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2013
NVD Last Modified:
02/11/2014