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CVE-2014-4975 Detail

Description

Off-by-one error in the encodes function in pack.c in Ruby 1.9.3 and earlier, and 2.x through 2.1.2, when using certain format string specifiers, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via vectors that trigger a stack-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/15/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0472.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1912.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1913.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1914.html Third Party Advisory
http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=46778 Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3157 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:129 Broken Link
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/09/13 Mailing List
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68474 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2397-1 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/10019 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1118158 Issue Tracking
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94706

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4975
NVD Published Date:
11/15/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017