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CVE-2013-4164 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Ruby 1.8, 1.9 before 1.9.3-p484, 2.0 before 2.0.0-p353, 2.1 before 2.1.0 preview2, and trunk before revision 43780 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a string that is converted to a floating point value, as demonstrated using (1) the to_f method or (2) JSON.parse.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/23/2013

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-04/0134.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0103.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-12/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00027.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00028.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1763.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1764.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1767.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0011.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0215.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2809
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2810
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63873
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2035-1
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2013-4164
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6536
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/11/22/heap-overflow-in-floating-point-parsing-cve-2013-4164 Exploit
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/11/22/ruby-1-9-3-p484-is-released
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/11/22/ruby-2-0-0-p353-is-released Patch

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4164
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2013
NVD Last Modified:
01/08/2018