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CVE-2013-1802 Detail

Description

The extlib gem 0.9.15 and earlier for Ruby does not properly restrict casts of string values, which might allow remote attackers to conduct object-injection attacks and execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) by leveraging Action Pack support for (1) YAML type conversion or (2) Symbol type conversion, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2013-0156.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/09/2013

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00002.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917233
https://github.com/datamapper/extlib/compare/b4f98174ec35ac96f76a08d5624fad05d22879b5...4540e7102b803624cc2eade4bb8aaaa934fc31c5 Exploit Patch
https://support.cloud.engineyard.com/entries/22915701-january-14-2013-security-vulnerabilities-httparty-extlib-crack-nori-update-these-gems-immediately

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1802
NVD Published Date:
04/09/2013
NVD Last Modified:
04/10/2013